Unisys Corporation (UIS) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Report Finds
News articles about Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) have been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Unisys Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.3348577587925 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Unisys Corporation (UIS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.87 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Stocks to Watch: Sonus Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ: SONS), Cytokinetics, Incorporated, (NASDAQ: CYTK), Unisys … – Stocks In The News (press release) (tradingnewsnow.com)
- Earnings Scheduled For October 30, 2017 – Benzinga (benzinga.com)
- Unisys : HfS Research Names Unisys to “Winner`s Circle” of IT Infrastructure Management and Enterprise Cloud Service Providers (4-traders.com)
- Unisys Wins Payload Asia Customer Choice Award for IT Service Provider of the Year for Excellence in Air Cargo – Markets Insider (markets.businessinsider.com)
Several research analysts have commented on UIS shares. SunTrust Banks, Inc. set a $15.00 price target on shares of Unisys Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Unisys Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. ValuEngine cut shares of Unisys Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Unisys Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.00.
Unisys Corporation (UIS) traded down 2.33% on Monday, reaching $8.40. 546,403 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s market capitalization is $423.94 million. Unisys Corporation has a 52 week low of $6.90 and a 52 week high of $16.70. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $8.56 and a 200 day moving average of $10.48.
Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The information technology services provider reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.58) by $0.87. The company had revenue of $666.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $637.10 million. Unisys Corporation had a negative net margin of 3.81% and a negative return on equity of 5.94%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.41 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Unisys Corporation will post ($1.94) EPS for the current fiscal year.
About Unisys Corporation
Unisys Corporation (Unisys) is an information technology (IT) company. The Company operates through two segments: Services and Technology. The Company offers services, which include cloud and infrastructure services, application services and business process outsourcing services. In technology segment, the Company designs and develops software, servers and related products.
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