News articles about AECOM (NYSE:ACM) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AECOM earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 47.0080511360382 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

AECOM (NYSE:ACM) opened at 32.26 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $5.02 billion, a PE ratio of 19.76 and a beta of 1.75. The company’s 50-day moving average is $32.24 and its 200 day moving average is $34.15. AECOM has a one year low of $26.46 and a one year high of $40.72.

AECOM (NYSE:ACM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The construction company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.78. The business had revenue of $4.56 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.54 billion. AECOM had a net margin of 1.46% and a return on equity of 12.19%. AECOM’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.81 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that AECOM will post $2.92 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on ACM. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $36.00 price target on shares of AECOM in a report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of AECOM from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 21st. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $38.00 price target (down previously from $41.00) on shares of AECOM in a report on Saturday, April 22nd. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $37.00 price target on shares of AECOM in a report on Thursday. Finally, Robert W. Baird cut shares of AECOM from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $4.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $35.10.

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AECOM Company Profile

AECOM is engaged in designing, building, financing and operating infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations. The Company’s segments include design and consulting services (DCS), construction services (CS) and management services (MS). Its DCS segment is engaged in planning, consulting, architectural and engineering design services to commercial and government clients in major end markets, such as transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.

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