Syntel (NASDAQ:SYNT) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.12

News articles about Syntel (NASDAQ:SYNT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Syntel earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.5018981688032 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on SYNT. ValuEngine raised shares of Syntel from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Syntel from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, October 20th. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Syntel in a report on Thursday. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of Syntel in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, Needham & Company LLC cut shares of Syntel from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $23.00.

Syntel (SYNT) traded up $1.16 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $26.87. 972,102 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 455,241. Syntel has a 1 year low of $15.82 and a 1 year high of $27.16. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,330.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.80, a PEG ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 1.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -5.69, a quick ratio of 2.07 and a current ratio of 2.07.

Syntel (NASDAQ:SYNT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The information technology services provider reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.23. The firm had revenue of $239.81 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $214.67 million. Syntel had a negative return on equity of 170.67% and a net margin of 18.00%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Syntel will post 1.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Syntel

Syntel, Inc (Syntel) is a global provider of digital transformation, information technology (IT) and knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) services. The Company operates through five segments: Banking and Financial Services, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Insurance, Manufacturing, and Retail, Logistics and Telecom.

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