Press coverage about Crown (NYSE:CCK) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Crown earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.0312733712157 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Crown (CCK) vs. Its Competitors Head to Head Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head to Head Survey: TriMas (TRS) vs. Crown (CCK) (americanbankingnews.com)
- UBS Initiates Coverage on Crown (CCK) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Crown Holdings, Inc. (CCK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $2.03 Billion (americanbankingnews.com)
Several equities research analysts have weighed in on CCK shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Crown from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, September 21st. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $65.00 price objective on shares of Crown in a report on Monday, September 4th. Jefferies Group set a $70.00 price objective on Crown and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Crown in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Crown from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Crown has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $64.27.
Crown (NYSE:CCK) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The industrial products company reported $1.41 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.41. The company had revenue of $2.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.39 billion. Crown had a return on equity of 60.44% and a net margin of 5.64%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.33 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Crown will post 4.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Crown Company Profile
Crown Holdings, Inc is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. The Company’s business is organized within three divisions: Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Within each division, the Company is organized along product lines. The Company’s segments within the Americas Division are Americas Beverage and North America Food.
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