Headlines about EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO) (TSE:EXF) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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. EXFO earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 45.1983705914394 out of 100, indicating 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 news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several brokerages recently issued reports on EXFO. TheStreet lowered shares of EXFO from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. BMO Capital Markets set a $6.00 price target on shares of EXFO and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $4.75 price target on shares of EXFO in a report on Sunday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of EXFO from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Finally, Northland Securities set a $6.00 price target on shares of EXFO and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.50.

EXFO (NASDAQ:EXFO) remained flat at $4.00 during midday trading on Thursday. The company had a trading volume of 200 shares. EXFO has a one year low of $3.72 and a one year high of $6.15. The stock has a market cap of $218.83 million, a PE ratio of 250.00 and a beta of 0.48. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $4.07 and its 200 day moving average price is $4.47.

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EXFO Company Profile

EXFO Inc is a Canada-based company, which provides communications service providers (CSPs) and data center, cloud and Web-scale operators with field test, service assurance and analytics solutions to ensure the deployment, maintenance and management of physical, virtual, fixed and mobile networks. It focuses on network infrastructures: fourth generation (4G)/long-term evolution (LTE), wireless backhaul, small cells and distributed antenna systems (DAS), 100G network upgrades and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH)/fiber-to-the-curb (FTTC)/fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) deployments.

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