Evoqua Water Technologies (AQUA) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.03
News coverage about Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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. Evoqua Water Technologies earned a coverage optimism score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.6220190936986 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (AQUA) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Evoqua Water Technologies (AQUA) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
- Stifel Nicolaus Trims Evoqua Water Technologies (AQUA) Target Price to $24.00 (americanbankingnews.com)
- BRIEF-Evoqua Water Technologies Posts Qtrly Loss Per Share $0.03 (reuters.com)
- Evoqua Water Technologies Reports First Quarter 2018 Results (markets.financialcontent.com)
A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus cut their price target on Evoqua Water Technologies from $26.00 to $24.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday. Robert W. Baird upped their target price on Evoqua Water Technologies from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 target price for the company. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $26.00 target price on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group assumed coverage on Evoqua Water Technologies in a research note on Monday, November 27th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $22.00 target price for the company. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Evoqua Water Technologies presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $24.63.
Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $297.05 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $291.38 million. Evoqua Water Technologies had a negative return on equity of 18.89% and a negative net margin of 1.50%. Evoqua Water Technologies’s revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.13) earnings per share.
Evoqua Water Technologies Company Profile
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is focused on providing water treatment solutions. The Company is offering services, systems and technologies to support customers’ full water lifecycle needs. The Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of differentiated, proprietary technology solutions. The Company operates through three segments Industrial, Municipal and Products.
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