Sealed Air (SEE) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media coverage about Sealed Air (NYSE:SEE) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sealed Air earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.5681311632979 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of SEE traded down $0.33 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $44.02. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,752,002 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,292,920. Sealed Air has a one year low of $40.76 and a one year high of $49.94. The company has a current ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.21. The stock has a market capitalization of $7,538.57, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.32, a P/E/G ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.13.

Sealed Air (NYSE:SEE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The industrial products company reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.19 billion. Sealed Air had a return on equity of 74.28% and a net margin of 17.90%. Sealed Air’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.50 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Sealed Air will post 2.42 EPS for the current year.

SEE has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Sealed Air from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of Sealed Air in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. SunTrust Banks cut Sealed Air from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Citigroup reduced their price objective on Sealed Air from $50.00 to $46.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Sealed Air in a research report on Friday, February 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $50.08.

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Sealed Air Company Profile

Sealed Air Corporation provides food safety and security, and product protection solutions worldwide. The company operates through Food Care and Product Care segments. The Food Care segment offers integrated system solutions that enhance the management of contamination risk during the food and beverage production process, extend product shelf life through packaging technologies, and improve merchandising, ease-of-use, and back-of-house preparation processes to processors, retailers, and food service operators under the Cryovac Grip & Tear, Cryovac Darfresh, Cryovac Mirabella, Simple Steps, and Optidure brands.

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