Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Gibraltar Industries (ROCK) Stock Price

Media headlines about Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Gibraltar Industries earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the construction company an impact score of 47.8862713877376 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

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ROCK has been the topic of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub cut Gibraltar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, December 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Gibraltar Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th.

ROCK stock traded down $0.85 during trading on Friday, reaching $34.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 127,242 shares, compared to its average volume of 195,169. Gibraltar Industries has a 1 year low of $25.61 and a 1 year high of $40.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a quick ratio of 2.20 and a current ratio of 2.71. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,079.53, a PE ratio of 19.88 and a beta of 1.78.

Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The construction company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.07. Gibraltar Industries had a return on equity of 11.14% and a net margin of 6.34%. The business had revenue of $258.11 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $232.50 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.30 EPS. Gibraltar Industries’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Gibraltar Industries will post 2.06 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Gibraltar Industries

Gibraltar Industries, Inc manufactures and distributes building products in North America and Asia. It operates through three segments: Residential Products, Industrial and Infrastructure Products, and Renewable Energy and Conservation. The Residential Products segment offers roof and foundation ventilation products and accessories, such as solar powered units; mail and electronic package solutions, including single mailboxes, cluster style mail and parcel boxes for single and multi-family housing, and electronic package locker systems; roof edgings and flashings; soffits and trims; drywall corner beads; metal roofing products and accessories; rain dispersion products comprising gutters and accessories; and exterior retractable awnings.

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