News coverage about Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Yandex earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the information services provider an impact score of 45.8649538113676 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on YNDX shares. TheStreet raised shares of Yandex from a “c” rating to a “b+” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Citigroup raised shares of Yandex from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $39.25 to $40.00 in a research note on Thursday, March 29th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Yandex from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 29th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Yandex from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 21st. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Yandex from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $39.91.
Shares of NASDAQ YNDX traded down $0.67 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $33.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,754,968 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,914,000. Yandex has a one year low of $23.00 and a one year high of $44.49. The company has a market capitalization of $11,414.11, a P/E ratio of 41.63 and a beta of 2.67.
Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. The information services provider reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by ($0.15). Yandex had a return on equity of 17.70% and a net margin of 9.32%. analysts forecast that Yandex will post 1.25 EPS for the current year.
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Yandex Company Profile
Yandex N.V. operates an Internet search engine in Russia and internationally. The company offers search, location-based, personalized, and mobile services that enable users to find information, and communicate and connect over the Internet from desktops and mobile devices. It provides maps and location-based services, such as Yandex.Maps, Yandex.Navigator, and Yandex.Transport; Yandex.Mail that provides users access to their email accounts; Yandex.Disk, a cloud-based storage service; Yandex.News, an online news aggregation service; Yandex.Weather, a service that offers hyperlocal weather information; and Yandex Browser for desktops and mobile platforms.
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