Media coverage about Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE:AP) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 44.9678810633091 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on AP. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. ValuEngine upgraded Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 20th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $16.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th.

Shares of Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (AP) opened at 13.55 on Monday. The company’s market cap is $166.26 million. Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation has a 12-month low of $9.34 and a 12-month high of $18.25. The company has a 50 day moving average of $14.19 and a 200-day moving average of $14.80.

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE:AP) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The industrial products company reported ($0.16) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.04. Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation had a negative net margin of 18.73% and a negative return on equity of 25.72%. The company had revenue of $110.55 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $108 million. Equities research analysts anticipate that Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation will post ($0.48) earnings per share for the current year.

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About Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation is engaged in manufacturing and selling specialty metal products and customized equipment utilized by industry throughout the world. The Company operates through two segments: the Forged and Cast Engineered Products segment, and the Air and Liquid Processing segment. The Forged and Cast Engineered Products segment consists of Union Electric Steel Corporation (Union Electric Steel or UES) and Union Electric Steel UK Limited (UES-UK).

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