Media coverage about Motorcar Parts of America (NASDAQ:MPAA) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Motorcar Parts of America earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 44.2365523897421 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $28.14. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 80,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 162,377. The firm has a market capitalization of $536.62, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.72, a PEG ratio of 0.59 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 0.89 and a quick ratio of 0.29. Motorcar Parts of America has a 12 month low of $23.92 and a 12 month high of $31.57.

Motorcar Parts of America (NASDAQ:MPAA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The auto parts company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by ($0.06). The firm had revenue of $111.77 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.83 million. Motorcar Parts of America had a return on equity of 15.15% and a net margin of 8.03%. The business’s revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.64 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Motorcar Parts of America will post 2.09 EPS for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on MPAA shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Motorcar Parts of America from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. BidaskClub upgraded Motorcar Parts of America from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 16th. TheStreet downgraded Motorcar Parts of America from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. ValuEngine downgraded Motorcar Parts of America from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Motorcar Parts of America in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Motorcar Parts of America presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.50.

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Motorcar Parts of America Company Profile

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc is a manufacturer, remanufacturer and distributor of automotive aftermarket parts, including alternators, starters, wheel hub assembly, brake master cylinders, brake power boosters and turbochargers utilized in imported and domestic passenger vehicles, light trucks and heavy-duty applications.

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