Kyocera (KYO) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about Kyocera (NYSE:KYO) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kyocera earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 44.6314391455253 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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

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KYO has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Kyocera from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $73.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Macquarie raised shares of Kyocera from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Credit Suisse Group raised shares of Kyocera from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. Finally, UBS raised shares of Kyocera from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, February 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Kyocera presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $73.00.

KYO stock traded up $0.67 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $55.65. 34,010 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 20,631. Kyocera has a 52-week low of $53.79 and a 52-week high of $71.92. The stock has a market cap of $20,216.91, a P/E ratio of 22.08 and a beta of 0.76. The company has a current ratio of 3.69, a quick ratio of 2.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

Kyocera (NYSE:KYO) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The electronics maker reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter. Kyocera had a net margin of 7.94% and a return on equity of 4.94%. The business had revenue of $3.60 billion during the quarter. equities analysts forecast that Kyocera will post 2.64 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Kyocera

Kyocera Corporation develops, produces, and sells industrial components, and telecommunications and information equipment worldwide. Its Fine Ceramic Parts Group segment offers components for semiconductor processing and flat panel display manufacturing equipment, information and telecommunication components, general industrial machinery components, LED related products, and automotive components.

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