Media stories about CSRA (NYSE:CSRA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CSRA earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.1985264572848 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- CSRA Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average – Bullish for CSRA (nasdaq.com)
- CSRA, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CSRA-US : December 18, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Social media gift exchange is a pyramid scheme (chronicle.augusta.com)
- CSRA Inc (CSRA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Pentagon’s Next Cloud Contract Could Be Worth Billions (nextgov.com)
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on CSRA shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CSRA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 21st. SunTrust Banks raised CSRA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $34.00 to $39.00 in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of CSRA in a research report on Monday, September 18th. BidaskClub downgraded CSRA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Vertical Research downgraded CSRA from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $31.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. CSRA presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $36.50.
CSRA (NYSE:CSRA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The technology company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by ($0.02). CSRA had a net margin of 6.35% and a return on equity of 79.44%. The company had revenue of $1.27 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.27 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.56 EPS. CSRA’s revenue for the quarter was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that CSRA will post 1.95 EPS for the current fiscal year.
CSRA Inc is a provider of information technology services to the United States federal government. The Company operates through two segments: Defense and Intelligence, and Civil. The Defense and Intelligence segment provides services to the Department of Defense (DoD), National Security Agency, branches of the Armed Forces, and other DoD and Intelligence agencies.
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