CSW Industrials (CSWI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media headlines about CSW Industrials (NASDAQ:CSWI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. CSW Industrials earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.1299570304644 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

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CSWI has been the topic of a number of research reports. BidaskClub cut CSW Industrials from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised CSW Industrials from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. B. Riley set a $60.00 price objective on CSW Industrials and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Sidoti initiated coverage on CSW Industrials in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, TheStreet cut CSW Industrials from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $56.00.

CSWI opened at $44.40 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 1.99 and a current ratio of 3.03. CSW Industrials has a 1 year low of $34.50 and a 1 year high of $50.00. The company has a market cap of $718.61, a P/E ratio of 26.43 and a beta of 1.20.

CSW Industrials (NASDAQ:CSWI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.03. CSW Industrials had a positive return on equity of 11.16% and a negative net margin of 4.49%. The business had revenue of $69.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $79.04 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.12 EPS. CSW Industrials’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that CSW Industrials will post 2.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Chairman Joseph B. Armes sold 4,250 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.89, for a total transaction of $195,032.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 2.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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CSW Industrials Company Profile

CSW Industrials, Inc (CSWI) is a diversified industrial growth company. The Company operates through three segments: Industrial Products; Coatings, Sealants & Adhesives, and Specialty Chemicals. The Industrial Products segment consists of specialty mechanical products; fire and smoke protection products; architecturally specified building products, and storage, filtration and application equipment.

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