News headlines about Qiwi (NASDAQ:QIWI) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Qiwi earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.9965843798108 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
Shares of NASDAQ:QIWI opened at $16.00 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $710.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.38 and a beta of 2.70. Qiwi has a 52-week low of $13.66 and a 52-week high of $26.55.
Qiwi (NASDAQ:QIWI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 28th. The credit services provider reported $10.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $10.35. The business had revenue of $4.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.33 billion. Qiwi had a return on equity of 18.36% and a net margin of 15.11%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 45.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $15.43 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Qiwi will post 1.08 EPS for the current year.
QIWI has been the topic of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded Qiwi from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. ValuEngine upgraded Qiwi from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Qiwi from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 10th. Finally, UBS upgraded Qiwi from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, April 5th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $26.00.
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Qiwi plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates electronic online payment systems primarily in the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Romania, the United Arab Emirates, and internationally. The company provides payment services across physical, online, and mobile channels through a network of approximately 113,000 kiosks and 49,000 terminals that run its proprietary software.
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