SodaStream International (SODA) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds
Media coverage about SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SodaStream International earned a news sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 44.7187123741213 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
SodaStream International (SODA) traded up 0.52% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $58.54. The company had a trading volume of 73,227 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion, a PE ratio of 21.70 and a beta of 1.20. SodaStream International has a 12-month low of $23.77 and a 12-month high of $63.25. The company has a 50-day moving average of $58.87 and a 200-day moving average of $53.66.
SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.13. The business had revenue of $130.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $129.33 million. SodaStream International had a return on equity of 14.86% and a net margin of 11.89%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.37 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that SodaStream International will post $2.74 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub lowered SodaStream International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. ValuEngine raised SodaStream International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $55.00 price target on shares of SodaStream International in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. UBS AG raised SodaStream International from a “neutral” rating to a “positive” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reissued a “positive” rating and issued a $79.00 price target (up from $58.00) on shares of SodaStream International in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $60.75.
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About SodaStream International
SodaStream International Ltd. is a sparkling water company. The Company manufactures, distributes and sells home beverage carbonation systems, which enable consumers to transform ordinary tap water into sparkling water and flavored sparkling water. The Company’s segments include The Americas, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA).
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