News stories about Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Curtiss-Wright earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.5573076009409 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Curtiss-Wright from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on Curtiss-Wright in a research report on Monday, September 18th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $100.00 target price for the company. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 target price on shares of Curtiss-Wright in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $128.00 target price on shares of Curtiss-Wright in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $129.86.

Shares of Curtiss-Wright (NYSE CW) traded up $0.72 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $124.02. The stock had a trading volume of 218,302 shares, compared to its average volume of 162,280. Curtiss-Wright has a one year low of $82.77 and a one year high of $125.00. The firm has a market cap of $5,441.15, a P/E ratio of 25.73, a PEG ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a current ratio of 2.08 and a quick ratio of 1.48.

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The aerospace company reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.22 by $0.21. Curtiss-Wright had a return on equity of 15.60% and a net margin of 9.70%. The company had revenue of $567.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $539.28 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.02 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Curtiss-Wright will post 4.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Curtiss-Wright news, Director John B. Nathman sold 1,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $117.28, for a total transaction of $152,464.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 4,155 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $487,298.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Paul J. Ferdenzi sold 2,651 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $111.00, for a total transaction of $294,261.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 52,941 shares of company stock worth $6,263,846. Company insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.

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Curtiss-Wright Company Profile

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a manufacturing and service company that designs, manufactures, and overhauls precision components and provides engineered products and services to the aerospace, defense, power generation and general industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial/Industrial, Defense and Power.

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