Media headlines about Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Viad Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 47.8640783541318 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Viad Corp (VVI) Given $57.25 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Bell Helicopter and GES Win Gold Stevie® Award in 2017 International Business Awards(SM) (finance.yahoo.com)
- Viad Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VVI) : November 1, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Viad Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VVI-US : October 31, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) traded down $1.05 on Friday, reaching $55.55. The company had a trading volume of 91,728 shares, compared to its average volume of 81,513. Viad Corp has a 12-month low of $40.05 and a 12-month high of $61.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,133.72, a PE ratio of 20.05 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a quick ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 0.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16.
Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.31 by $0.02. Viad Corp had a return on equity of 14.64% and a net margin of 5.86%. The firm had revenue of $339.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $327.59 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.74 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 11.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Viad Corp will post 2.59 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of research firms recently commented on VVI. BidaskClub upgraded Viad Corp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Viad Corp from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $57.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Saturday, July 29th.
About Viad Corp
Viad Corp is an international experiential services company. The Company operates through two main business groups: GES, which is a live event service provider to some of the visible and influential events and global brands, and Pursuit, which is a collection of destination travel experiences. GES conducts its operations through two geographical segments: GES U.S., which has full-service operations in exhibition market in the United States, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Chicago, Illinois; Orlando, Florida; New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and GES International, which had full-service operations at many of the event destinations and venues.
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