Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Cementos Pacasmayo (CPAC) Share Price
News coverage about Cementos Pacasmayo (NYSE:CPAC) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cementos Pacasmayo earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.1516676047078 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
NYSE:CPAC opened at $12.04 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $1,020.68, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.63, a PEG ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 1.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 2.70 and a quick ratio of 0.88. Cementos Pacasmayo has a fifty-two week low of $10.02 and a fifty-two week high of $13.49.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on CPAC. HSBC began coverage on shares of Cementos Pacasmayo in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $13.00 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Cementos Pacasmayo from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, March 9th. Finally, Bank of America upgraded shares of Cementos Pacasmayo from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $12.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $13.02.
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Cementos Pacasmayo SAA., a cement company, produces, distributes, and sells cement and cement-related materials in the northern region of Peru. It operates in three segments: Cement, Concrete and Blocks; Quicklime; and Sales of Construction Supplies. It produces cement for various uses, such as residential and commercial construction, and civil engineering; ready-mix concrete used in large construction sites; and concrete blocks, such as paving units or paver stones for pedestrian walkways, as well as other bricks for partition walls and concrete blocks for structural and non-structural uses.
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