News coverage about The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The Valspar Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.9422378670714 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.

Shares of The Valspar Corp (VAL) opened at 112.99 on Thursday. The Valspar Corp has a 1-year low of $97.62 and a 1-year high of $113.07. The company has a 50-day moving average of $112.73 and a 200-day moving average of $110.34.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The Valspar Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th.

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About The Valspar Corp

The Valspar Corporation is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing a range of coatings, paints and related products. The Company operates through two segments: Coatings and Paints. The Coatings segment includes its industrial product lines and packaging product line. The Company offers decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood and plastic primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

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