News stories about Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 44.4072151055489 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (VLRS) remained flat at $11.86 on Friday. 204,339 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.88 and a 200 day moving average of $13.57. Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. has a 52 week low of $11.33 and a 52 week high of $20.03. The company has a market cap of $1.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 197.67 and a beta of 0.01.

Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 21st. The transportation company reported ($0.29) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08) by ($0.21). The company had revenue of $334.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $316.00 million. Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. had a negative return on equity of 0.39% and a negative net margin of 0.15%. On average, analysts anticipate that Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. will post ($0.39) EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday. BidaskClub lowered shares of Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, September 2nd. Imperial Capital assumed coverage on shares of Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. in a report on Thursday, June 29th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $18.00 price objective for the company. Finally, UBS AG lowered shares of Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.25.

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About Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V.

Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion SAB de CV is a Mexico-based company engaged in the airline passenger transportation sector. The Company operates as an ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC). Its activities are divided into two geographical regions: Mexico (national operations), as well as the Unites States and Central America (international operations).

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