Media headlines about Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW) have trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Craft Brew Alliance earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.7728829677778 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

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Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Craft Brew Alliance from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Craft Brew Alliance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Citigroup upped their price objective on shares of Craft Brew Alliance from $21.00 to $22.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of Craft Brew Alliance in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Craft Brew Alliance and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.67.

Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ BREW) opened at $18.90 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a current ratio of 2.21 and a quick ratio of 1.77. Craft Brew Alliance has a fifty-two week low of $12.00 and a fifty-two week high of $20.10. The company has a market cap of $364.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.57 and a beta of 0.53.

Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. The company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01. Craft Brew Alliance had a net margin of 4.59% and a return on equity of 2.13%. The business had revenue of $45.97 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $45.93 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. Craft Brew Alliance’s revenue was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Craft Brew Alliance will post 0.39 EPS for the current year.

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Craft Brew Alliance Company Profile

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc is a craft brewing company that is engaged in brewing, branding and bringing to market American craft beers. The Company operates through two segments: Beer Related operations, which include the brewing operations and related domestic and international beer and cider sales of its Kona, Widmer Brothers, Redhook and Omission beer brands, and Square Mile cider brand, and Pubs operations, which include its approximately five pubs, over four of which are located adjacent to its Beer Related operations, as well as other merchandise sales, and sales of its beers directly to customers.

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