Media coverage about Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, 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 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 45.3958651848052 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on VLRS shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. BidaskClub cut shares of Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 2nd. Finally, Barclays PLC set a $15.00 price target on shares of Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.92.

Shares of Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE VLRS) opened at $9.86 on Thursday. Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. has a 12 month low of $9.31 and a 12 month high of $16.00.

Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The transportation company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.12. Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. had a negative net margin of 1.07% and a negative return on equity of 2.76%. The company had revenue of $362.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $409.00 million. equities research analysts anticipate that Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. will post -0.46 earnings per share for the current year.

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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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