News stories about Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE:CPAC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.2428268908823 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE:CPAC) opened at $12.93 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,096.04, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 3.61 and a quick ratio of 1.62. Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. has a 52 week low of $8.52 and a 52 week high of $13.39.
Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Bank of America Corporation increased their price objective on Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from $9.90 to $11.00 and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. BidaskClub lowered Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Scotiabank lowered Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from a “sector outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $11.90 to $14.10 in a report on Saturday, September 16th. Finally, Barclays PLC increased their price objective on Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from $11.00 to $12.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.37.
Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. Company Profile
Pacasmayo Cement Corp, formerly Cementos Pacasmayo SAA, is a Peru-based company principally engaged in the production, distribution and sale of construction materials. The Company is active in the development of traditional and blended cement, ready-mix concrete, mortars, quicklime, concrete blocks, diatomite bricks and aggregates, among others.
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