Varex Imaging (VREX) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.21
News headlines about Varex Imaging (NASDAQ:VREX) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Varex Imaging earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1101798465995 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Varex Imaging (NASDAQ VREX) traded down $0.27 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $40.77. The stock had a trading volume of 142,430 shares, compared to its average volume of 416,236. Varex Imaging has a one year low of $25.00 and a one year high of $41.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 3.26 and a quick ratio of 1.72.
Varex Imaging (NASDAQ:VREX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $216.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $213.73 million. The company’s revenue was up 25.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Varex Imaging will post 1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of brokerages have recently commented on VREX. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Varex Imaging from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Varex Imaging from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Jefferies Group upped their price target on Varex Imaging to $39.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th.
In related news, insider Sunny Sanyal sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.50, for a total value of $1,825,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
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About Varex Imaging
Varex Imaging Corporation is a supplier of medical X-ray tubes and image processing solutions. The Company’s segments include Medical and Industrial. The X-ray imaging system manufacturers use the Company’s components for medical imaging, cargo screening and border security, to detect, diagnose and protect.
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