News coverage about Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) has trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Powell Industries earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.2630112360842 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Powell Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday.

Shares of Powell Industries stock opened at $30.56 on Friday. Powell Industries has a 52-week low of $22.80 and a 52-week high of $38.73.

Powell Industries (NASDAQ:POWL) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The industrial products company reported ($0.49) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by ($0.33). Powell Industries had a negative return on equity of 4.35% and a negative net margin of 3.95%. The company had revenue of $90.18 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.34 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.03) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 18.2% compared to the same quarter last year.

Powell Industries Company Profile

Powell Industries, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services custom-engineered equipment and systems for the distribution, control, and monitoring of electrical energy. The company's principal products include integrated power control room substations, custom-engineered modules, electrical houses, medium-voltage circuit breakers, monitoring and control communications systems, motor control centers, and bus duct systems, as well as traditional and arc-resistant distribution switchgears and control gears.

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