Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact FireEye (FEYE) Share Price

Media headlines about FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FireEye earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the information security company an impact score of 47.7143357291493 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Barclays raised their price objective on FireEye from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of FireEye in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Dougherty & Co raised FireEye from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Oppenheimer decreased their price objective on FireEye from $23.00 to $22.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares raised FireEye from a “neutral” rating to a “positive” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.09.

Shares of FireEye (NASDAQ FEYE) opened at $16.34 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,020.00, a P/E ratio of -9.56 and a beta of 0.57. FireEye has a 12 month low of $10.35 and a 12 month high of $18.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.98 and a current ratio of 1.99.

FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The information security company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.02. FireEye had a negative return on equity of 24.59% and a negative net margin of 40.43%. The company had revenue of $202.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $193.74 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.03) EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that FireEye will post -0.83 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About FireEye

FireEye, Inc provides intelligence-based cybersecurity solutions that allow organizations to prepare for, prevent, respond to and remediate cyber-attacks. The Company offers various products, such as Threat Detection and Prevention Solutions, which include network security products (NX and Multi-vector Virtual Execution (MVX) Compute Node Series), e-mail security products (EX Series and e-mail threat prevention cloud (ETP), endpoint security products (HX Series) and content security products (FX Series); security management and orchestration products, which include Central Management System and FireEye Security Orchestrator, and forensics and investigation products, which include Threat Analytics Platform (TAP), Malware Analysis (AX Series) and Enterprise Forensics (PX Series and IA Series).

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