Unisys (NYSE:UIS) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

News articles about Unisys (NYSE:UIS) have trended positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Unisys earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.0858933911957 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently commented on UIS shares. Loop Capital lowered their target price on shares of Unisys from $12.00 to $9.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. ValuEngine raised shares of Unisys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Unisys from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. UBS Group downgraded shares of Unisys from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Unisys in a research note on Monday, February 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.00.

Unisys (UIS) opened at $11.15 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 1.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -0.38. The company has a market cap of $562.78, a PE ratio of 4.70 and a beta of 1.68. Unisys has a 1-year low of $6.90 and a 1-year high of $15.15.

Unisys (NYSE:UIS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The information technology services provider reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.73 by $1.02. Unisys had a negative net margin of 2.35% and a negative return on equity of 10.45%. The firm had revenue of $746.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $704.07 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.60 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Unisys will post 1.65 EPS for the current year.

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About Unisys

Unisys Corporation (Unisys) is an information technology (IT) company. The Company operates through two segments: Services and Technology. The Company offers services, which include cloud and infrastructure services, application services and business process outsourcing services. In technology segment, the Company designs and develops software, servers and related products.

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