Media stories about ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ZTO Express (Cayman) earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.1666503860251 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

ZTO Express (NYSE ZTO) opened at $14.94 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $7,537.34, a P/E ratio of 27.16 and a beta of 0.07. ZTO Express has a one year low of $11.14 and a one year high of $18.08.

ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) last released its earnings results on Monday, November 20th. The transportation company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15. ZTO Express (Cayman) had a return on equity of 13.22% and a net margin of 22.47%. analysts expect that ZTO Express will post 0.72 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut ZTO Express (Cayman) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, December 23rd. Daiwa Capital Markets initiated coverage on ZTO Express (Cayman) in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $18.50 target price for the company. Finally, UBS Group cut ZTO Express (Cayman) from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, November 24th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.26.

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About ZTO Express (Cayman)

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc is an express delivery company in China. The Company provides express delivery service through its nationwide network, as well as other value-added logistics services. The Company provides its services for a range of online merchants and consumers transacting on the Chinese e-commerce platforms, such as Alibaba and JD.com.

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