Media headlines about Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Embraer earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.4449996856048 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
Several research firms recently commented on ERJ. Cowen reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $28.00 price objective on shares of Embraer in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Embraer from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Scotiabank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Embraer in a research report on Friday, March 9th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective (up from $25.00) on shares of Embraer in a research report on Friday, March 9th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Embraer from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Embraer has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.43.
Embraer stock opened at $24.61 on Tuesday. Embraer has a 52 week low of $17.58 and a 52 week high of $28.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 1.76 and a current ratio of 2.53. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,710.37, a P/E ratio of 16.19, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.15.
Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The aerospace company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.69 by ($0.37). Embraer had a net margin of 4.23% and a return on equity of 6.82%. The firm had revenue of $1.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.74 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.06 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Embraer will post 0.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 20th will be paid a $0.0248 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 19th. Embraer’s payout ratio is 3.95%.
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Embraer Company Profile
Embraer SA designs, develops, manufactures, and sells aircraft and systems in Brazil, North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Commercial Aviation, Executive Jets, Defense & Security, and Other Related Businesses segments. The Commercial Aviation segment develops, produces, and sells commercial jets; and provides support services, as well as leases aircraft.
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