Media headlines about Under Armour (NYSE:UA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Under Armour earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 43.6970282201208 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
Shares of NYSE:UA traded down $0.44 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $14.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,216,519 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,288,546. The company has a market capitalization of $6,716.58, a price-to-earnings ratio of 84.39 and a beta of -0.68. Under Armour has a fifty-two week low of $10.36 and a fifty-two week high of $21.81.
Under Armour (NYSE:UA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 13th. The company reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $1.37 billion during the quarter. Under Armour had a negative net margin of 0.97% and a positive return on equity of 9.38%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.23 earnings per share.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase boosted their price objective on Under Armour from $10.00 to $13.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. Susquehanna Bancshares restated a “sell” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on shares of Under Armour in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Vetr lowered Under Armour from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $14.91 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Deutsche Bank set a $12.00 target price on Under Armour and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Finally, DA Davidson set a $17.00 target price on Under Armour and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Under Armour presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.38.
In other news, insider Kerry D. Chandler sold 19,643 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.09, for a total value of $296,412.87. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 16.50% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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Under Armour Company Profile
Under Armour, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and distributes branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and youth primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company offers its apparel in compression, fitted, and loose types to be worn in hot, cold, and in between the extremes.
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