Headlines about Northwest Pipe (NASDAQ:NWPX) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Northwest Pipe earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.1301768958119 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Northwest Pipe (NASDAQ NWPX) traded up 0.65% on Friday, hitting $20.14. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,881 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $18.33 and a 200 day moving average of $15.94. Northwest Pipe has a 12 month low of $11.86 and a 12 month high of $20.47. The firm has a market cap of $193.73 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 353.33 and a beta of 1.30.
Northwest Pipe (NASDAQ:NWPX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The industrial products company reported ($0.22) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.26) by $0.04. Northwest Pipe had a net margin of 0.45% and a negative return on equity of 1.90%. The firm had revenue of $28.69 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.00 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.65) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 31.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Northwest Pipe will post ($0.40) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Northwest Pipe from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th.
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About Northwest Pipe
Northwest Pipe Company is a manufacturer of engineered steel pipe water systems. The Company operates through two segments. The Water Transmission segment produces steel pipeline systems for use in drinking water infrastructure, and has approximately eight manufacturing facilities, located in Portland, Oregon; Denver, Colorado; Adelanto, California; Parkersburg, West Virginia; Saginaw, Texas; St.
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