News headlines about Azul Sa (NYSE:AZUL) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Azul Sa earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.1100759685862 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Buckingham Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price (up from $33.00) on shares of Azul Sa in a report on Monday, September 25th. BidaskClub cut Azul Sa from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Azul Sa from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $32.25.

Shares of Azul Sa (NYSE AZUL) traded up $0.33 during trading on Thursday, reaching $24.32. The company had a trading volume of 399,086 shares, compared to its average volume of 353,178. Azul Sa has a one year low of $19.43 and a one year high of $29.43. The company has a current ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75.

Azul Sa (NYSE:AZUL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.30. The business had revenue of $2 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.04 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 15.1% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Azul Sa will post 0.85 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Azul Sa

Azul SA is a Brazil-based company engaged in the provision of passenger transportation services. The Company primarily acts as an airline operator under the Azul brand name. The Company provides scheduled flights between numerous cities in Brazil, including Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Curitiba, Manaus, Cuiaba, Fortaleza and Salvador, among others.

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