News articles about Milacron (NYSE:MCRN) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Milacron earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 44.8310185233864 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Head-To-Head Survey: Milacron (MCRN) versus Lam Research (LRCX) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Milacron Holdings Corp.: Milacron Holdings Corp. To Announce First Quarter 2018 Results (twst.com)
- $298.61 Million in Sales Expected for Milacron Holdings Corp (MCRN) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Milacron (MCRN) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
Several equities analysts have recently commented on MCRN shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Milacron from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Milacron from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of Milacron in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $24.00.
Milacron (NYSE:MCRN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The industrial products company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $324.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $302.91 million. Milacron had a net margin of 0.09% and a negative return on equity of 62.36%. Milacron’s revenue was up 12.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.47 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Milacron will post 1.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other Milacron news, CFO Bruce A. Chalmers sold 2,054 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.12, for a total transaction of $43,380.48. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Thomas J. Goeke sold 7,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.09, for a total transaction of $164,502.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 71,543 shares of company stock worth $1,447,436. 2.70% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Milacron Company Profile
Milacron Holdings Corp. manufactures, distributes, and services engineered and customized systems within the plastic technology and processing industry in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Advanced Plastic Processing Technologies (APPT), Melt Delivery and Control Systems (MDCS), and Fluid Technologies (Fluids).
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