News articles about NCR (NYSE:NCR) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NCR earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.4626589199431 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Shares of NYSE:NCR opened at $31.06 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $3,695.26, a P/E ratio of 9.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.34 and a beta of 1.89. NCR has a 1-year low of $29.20 and a 1-year high of $43.38. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.07.

NCR (NYSE:NCR) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The information technology services provider reported $0.92 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $1.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.75 billion. NCR had a net margin of 3.56% and a return on equity of 80.11%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.07 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that NCR will post 3.34 EPS for the current year.

Several brokerages have commented on NCR. DA Davidson began coverage on shares of NCR in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $39.00 price target on the stock. Benchmark restated a “buy” rating and issued a $44.00 price target on shares of NCR in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. ValuEngine lowered shares of NCR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Morgan Stanley dropped their price target on shares of NCR from $41.00 to $40.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of NCR from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $43.33.

In related news, EVP Paul Langenbahn sold 4,522 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.90, for a total transaction of $153,295.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

NCR Company Profile

NCR Corporation provides omni-channel technology solutions that enable businesses connect, interact, and transact with their customers worldwide. The company's Software segment offers industry-based software platforms and applications and application suites for the financial services, retail, hospitality, and small business industries; and cash management software, video banking software, fraud and loss prevention applications, check and document imaging, remote-deposit capture, and customer-facing mobile and digital banking applications for the financial services industry.

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