Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.07
News headlines about Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Unisys Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 47.3507394821934 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Stock Trading Near the 52-Week Low Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) – Sparta Review (spartareview.com)
- First Heartland Consultants Inc. Has $1197000 Position in Unisys Corporation (UIS) – Newburgh Gazette (newburghgazette.com)
- Unisys Corporation (UIS) Lowered to “Sell” at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- The Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) Stake Raised by KCG Holdings Inc (footballhebdo.com)
- The Unisys Corporation (UIS) Stake Reduced by Highbridge Capital Management LLC (wisdomsave.com)
Shares of Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) remained flat at $8.80 on Monday. 1,532,282 shares of the company were exchanged. Unisys Corporation has a one year low of $8.50 and a one year high of $16.70. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $12.76 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.90. The firm’s market capitalization is $443.85 million.
Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The information technology services provider reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.34. Unisys Corporation had a negative return on equity of 5.94% and a negative net margin of 3.81%. The business had revenue of $666.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $674.55 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.81 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Unisys Corporation will post ($1.94) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
UIS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Unisys Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. set a $15.00 target price on shares of Unisys Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Unisys Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Unisys Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.67.
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In other news, Director Alison Davis sold 10,639 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.35, for a total transaction of $131,391.65. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 44,393 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $548,253.55. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 1.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About Unisys Corporation
Unisys Corporation (Unisys) is an information technology (IT) company. The Company operates through two segments: Services and Technology. The Company offers services, which include cloud and infrastructure services, application services and business process outsourcing services. In technology segment, the Company designs and develops software, servers and related products.
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