Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Elbit Systems (ESLT) Stock Price

News articles about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Elbit Systems earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.9467349175955 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) traded up $2.24 on Thursday, hitting $142.39. The stock had a trading volume of 33,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 34,186. The company has a market cap of $6,080.00, a P/E ratio of 22.57 and a beta of 0.61. Elbit Systems has a 52 week low of $98.42 and a 52 week high of $153.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a current ratio of 1.26.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on ESLT shares. BidaskClub downgraded Elbit Systems from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. ValuEngine upgraded Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Standpoint Research downgraded Elbit Systems from an “accumulate” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Elbit Systems from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $143.00.

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Elbit Systems Company Profile

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international technology company engaged in a range of programs across the world. The Company develops and supplies a portfolio of airborne, land and naval systems and products for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications. Its systems and products are installed on new platforms, and it also performs platform modernization programs.

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