Media coverage about Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ryanair earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.8296686356711 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.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

RYAAY has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered Ryanair from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 24th. BidaskClub lowered Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 19th. Raymond James lowered Ryanair from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Thursday, August 9th. Deutsche Bank lowered Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 7th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ryanair in a report on Thursday, August 16th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $138.00.

RYAAY opened at $95.21 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $22.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.50 and a beta of 0.55. The company has a current ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72. Ryanair has a 12-month low of $94.25 and a 12-month high of $127.61.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 23rd. The transportation company reported $1.62 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.55 by $0.07. Ryanair had a return on equity of 29.19% and a net margin of 18.47%. The company had revenue of $2.48 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.41 billion. research analysts expect that Ryanair will post 6.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Ryanair Company Profile

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Other European countries. The company is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled services and Internet-related services; in-flight sale of beverages, food, and merchandise; and marketing accommodation services, holidays, car hire, and travel insurance through its Website.

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