Press coverage about Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.1257107707676 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ PLYA) opened at 11.23 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $11.81 and its 200 day moving average is $10.76. The firm’s market cap is $1.24 billion. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. has a one year low of $9.45 and a one year high of $12.27.

Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $140.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $137.76 million. On average, equities research analysts expect that Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. will post $0.21 earnings per share for the current year.

PLYA has been the subject of several analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $11.50 price target on shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. in a report on Monday, May 15th. ValuEngine raised shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 29th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage on shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. in a report on Monday, April 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $14.00 price target for the company. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $13.45.

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In other Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. news, insider Kevin Froemming purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of $10.40 per share, with a total value of $104,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $104,000. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 2.74% of the company’s stock.

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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