News headlines about Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) have been trending positive this week, according to AlphaOne. AlphaOne, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Yandex N.V. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about the information services provider an impact score of 17 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne’s analysis:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX)

Yandex N.V. (YNDX) opened at 26.60 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $27.25 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.64. Yandex N.V. has a one year low of $17.28 and a one year high of $29.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.61 billion, a PE ratio of 41.18 and a beta of 2.76.

Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The information services provider reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $20.65 billion during the quarter. Yandex N.V. had a net margin of 8.07% and a return on equity of 14.52%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $9.81 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Yandex N.V. will post $0.91 earnings per share for the current year.

YNDX has been the subject of several recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Yandex N.V. in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Yandex N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price target (up previously from $28.00) on shares of Yandex N.V. in a report on Saturday, April 29th. VTB Capital raised Yandex N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, June 15th. Finally, Standpoint Research cut Yandex N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Yandex N.V. has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.55.

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About Yandex N.V.

Yandex N.V. is an Internet and technology company, and operates Internet search engine. The Company’s segments include Search and Portal, E-commerce, Taxi, Classifieds and Experimental businesses. The Company’s Search and Portal segment offers a range of services in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan, among which are search, location-based, personalized and mobile services, that enable the Company’s users to find relevant and objective information to communicate and connect over the Internet, from both their desktops and mobile devices.

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