Press coverage about Amplify Snack Brands (NYSE:BETR) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Amplify Snack Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9539000036115 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Amplify Snack Brands (BETR) opened at $12.00 on Friday. Amplify Snack Brands has a fifty-two week low of $4.78 and a fifty-two week high of $12.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.51, a current ratio of 1.34 and a quick ratio of 0.94. The stock has a market capitalization of $920.95 and a PE ratio of 100.00.
Amplify Snack Brands (NYSE:BETR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.09 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $94.86 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $97.70 million. Amplify Snack Brands had a net margin of 2.92% and a return on equity of 25.78%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 39.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.12 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Amplify Snack Brands will post 0.24 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on BETR shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Amplify Snack Brands from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Berenberg Bank started coverage on Amplify Snack Brands in a report on Thursday, November 16th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $5.00 target price for the company. SunTrust Banks cut Amplify Snack Brands from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Amplify Snack Brands in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $12.00 target price on Amplify Snack Brands and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.75.
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About Amplify Snack Brands
Amplify Snack Brands, Inc is a snack food company focused on developing and marketing products that appeal to consumers’ growing preference for better-for-you (BFY) snacks. The Company’s segments are North America and International. The North America and International segments both operate in the snack food category and whose brands and products are offered in the natural and conventional grocery, drug, convenience, food service, club, mass merchandise and other channels.
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