News stories about Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.0747621915255 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Several equities analysts have commented on PLYA shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. in a research report on Friday, May 5th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $11.50 price objective for the company. Deutsche Bank AG started coverage on Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. in a research report on Monday, April 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $14.00 price objective for the company. Finally, ValuEngine raised Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $13.45.

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) opened at 11.90 on Monday. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. has a 12 month low of $9.45 and a 12 month high of $12.27. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $11.65 and its 200 day moving average price is $10.70. The stock’s market cap is $1.23 billion.

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) last issued its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $140.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $137.76 million. On average, analysts anticipate that Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. will post $0.27 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, insider Kevin Froemming bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, May 15th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $10.40 per share, for a total transaction of $104,000.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $104,000. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.74% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.

Playa Hotels & Resorts NV is based in the Netherlands and operates hotels and resorts. The Company owns, operates and develops all-inclusive resorts in beachfront locations in vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. It owns a portfolio consisting of more than 10 resorts located in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.

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