Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Elbit Systems (ESLT) Stock Price
Headlines about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Elbit Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.2801019104252 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Elbit Systems of America names SVP of airborne solutions (financial-news.co.uk)
- Elbit Systems wins $150m Australian defense deal (globes.co.il)
- Israel’s Elbit Systems gets $150 mln Australian defence contract (finance.yahoo.com)
- Elbit Systems’ Subsidiary in Australia Awarded $150 Million Contract to Supply TLS Services to the ADF (finance.yahoo.com)
- Elbit Systems of America Names Brian Sinkiewicz as Senior Vice President of Airborne Solutions (finance.yahoo.com)
ESLT has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Elbit Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 19th. BidaskClub cut shares of Elbit Systems from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. ValuEngine cut shares of Elbit Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Standpoint Research cut shares of Elbit Systems from an “accumulate” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $143.00.
Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The aerospace company reported $1.57 earnings per share for the quarter. Elbit Systems had a net margin of 7.13% and a return on equity of 16.32%. The business had revenue of $800.73 million during the quarter. equities analysts expect that Elbit Systems will post 6.63 earnings per share for the current year.
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About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international technology company engaged in a range of programs across the world. The Company develops and supplies a portfolio of airborne, land and naval systems and products for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications. Its systems and products are installed on new platforms, and it also performs platform modernization programs.
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