Copa Holdings, (CPA) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.16
Media headlines about Copa Holdings, (NYSE:CPA) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 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. Copa Holdings, earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 46.5096114239748 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Copa Holdings SA : CPA-US: Dividend Analysis : August 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 22, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, GOL Linhas, Copa Holdings and Hawaiian Holdings (finance.yahoo.com)
- Copa Holdings (CPA) Traffic, Load Factor Rise in August – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
Copa Holdings, (NYSE CPA) opened at 128.48 on Tuesday. Copa Holdings, has a 52 week low of $83.26 and a 52 week high of $134.25. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.45 billion, a PE ratio of 16.55 and a beta of 1.81. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $126.27 and a 200 day moving average of $118.64.
Copa Holdings, (NYSE:CPA) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The transportation company reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.48. The company had revenue of $578.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $567.47 million. Copa Holdings, had a return on equity of 14.98% and a net margin of 14.17%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 16.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.51 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Copa Holdings, will post $8.64 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st were paid a $0.75 dividend. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.28%. This is a boost from Copa Holdings,’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.51. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 29th. Copa Holdings,’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 37.93%.
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on CPA. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Copa Holdings, from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and set a $120.00 price objective on shares of Copa Holdings, in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Copa Holdings, from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Bank of America Corporation boosted their price objective on shares of Copa Holdings, from $140.00 to $150.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $137.00 price objective (up previously from $134.00) on shares of Copa Holdings, in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $113.55.
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Copa Holdings, Company Profile
Copa Holdings, SA is a provider of airline passenger and cargo service through its principal operating subsidiaries, Compania Panamena de Aviacion, S. A. (Copa Airlines) and AeroRepublica, S. A. (Copa Colombia). The Company operates through air transportation segment. Copa Airlines operates from its position located in the Republic of Panama.
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