Headlines about NCR (NYSE:NCR) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NCR earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.0051102841827 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Uptrend Figure with Alarming Ratio Analysis: American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- BRIEF-Aeromexico Reports November 2017 Traffic Results (feeds.reuters.com)
- IKEA to have 15,000 co-workers in India by 2025 (indiatoday.intoday.in)
- Nisus Finance invests Rs 50 crore in Earthcon Universal’s affordable housing projects (realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com)
- IKEA to hire 15,000 co-workers by 2025 in India (indiaretailing.com)
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on NCR shares. Morgan Stanley cut their target price on NCR from $43.00 to $39.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “average” rating and issued a $44.00 target price on shares of NCR in a report on Friday, October 20th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a $45.00 target price on NCR and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, October 21st. Zacks Investment Research cut NCR from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded NCR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. NCR currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $47.57.
NCR (NYSE:NCR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 19th. The information technology services provider reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.03. NCR had a return on equity of 84.72% and a net margin of 5.11%. The business had revenue of $1.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.68 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.87 EPS. The business’s revenue was down .8% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that NCR will post 3.14 earnings per share for the current year.
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NCR Corporation is a provider of Omni-channel technology solutions that enable businesses connect, interact and transact with their customers. The Company operates through three segments: Software, Services and Hardware. It sells a portfolio of hardware, software and services that combine to provide businesses with solutions.
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