News coverage about Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Embraer earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 43.6914297019437 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) traded up $0.43 on Friday, reaching $27.83. 562,619 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,300,000. The company has a market cap of $5,170.00, a PE ratio of 12.48, a P/E/G ratio of 1.72 and a beta of 0.24. Embraer has a 1-year low of $17.58 and a 1-year high of $28.06. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 2.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05.

The business also recently disclosed a special dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, December 28th were given a $0.1079 dividend. This is a boost from Embraer’s previous special dividend of $0.05. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 27th. Embraer’s payout ratio is currently 15.70%.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on ERJ shares. Santander lowered shares of Embraer from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of Embraer in a report on Monday, October 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Embraer from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Bank of America set a $27.00 price target on shares of Embraer and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Embraer from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.67.

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Embraer Company Profile

Embraer SA (Embraer) is a manufacturer of jets of 70 to 130 seats. The Company produces aircraft for commercial and executive aviation, and for defense and security purposes and related services. Its segments include Commercial aviation business, which involves the development, production and sale of commercial jets, and rendering of support services, particularly in the regional aviation segment and aircraft leases; Executive Jet business, which markets its executive jets to companies, including fractional ownership companies, charter and air-taxi companies, high-net-worth individuals and to flight academies; Defense and Security Business segment, which conceives, designs, develops, manufactures and supports a range of integrated solutions for the defense and security market, and Other Related Businesses segment, which provides fuel systems, structural parts, and mechanical and hydraulic systems to Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation for its production of helicopters.

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