Media stories about Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Viad Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 47.4227863726082 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Viad Corp (NYSE VVI) opened at 54.30 on Monday. Viad Corp has a 52-week low of $34.40 and a 52-week high of $54.75. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $47.89 and a 200 day moving average price of $45.65. The stock has a market cap of $1.11 billion, a PE ratio of 17.13 and a beta of 0.54.

Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The business services provider reported $1.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.26. The business had revenue of $364.77 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $347.35 million. Viad Corp had a return on equity of 17.17% and a net margin of 4.85%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.04 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Viad Corp will post $2.76 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms have issued reports on VVI. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Viad Corp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $49.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, April 13th. BidaskClub upgraded Viad Corp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th.

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About Viad Corp

Viad Corp is an international experiential services company. The Company operates through two main business groups: GES, which is a live event service provider to some of the visible and influential events and global brands, and Pursuit, which is a collection of destination travel experiences. GES conducts its operations through two geographical segments: GES U.S., which has full-service operations in exhibition market in the United States, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Chicago, Illinois; Orlando, Florida; New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and GES International, which had full-service operations at many of the event destinations and venues.

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