Media headlines about Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cemex SAB de CV earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the construction company an impact score of 45.1102618873046 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Cemex SAB de CV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Cemex SAB de CV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on shares of Cemex SAB de CV from $11.20 to $10.60 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Citigroup raised shares of Cemex SAB de CV from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $9.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Santander cut shares of Cemex SAB de CV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.87.
Shares of Cemex SAB de CV (CX) traded up $0.09 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $8.03. 10,322,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 10,850,000. The company has a quick ratio of 0.54, a current ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. Cemex SAB de CV has a twelve month low of $7.09 and a twelve month high of $10.37. The company has a market capitalization of $11,710.00, a PE ratio of 14.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.96 and a beta of 1.32.
Cemex SAB de CV Company Profile
CEMEX, SAB. de C.V. (CEMEX) is an operating and holding company engaged, directly or indirectly, through its operating subsidiaries, primarily in the production, distribution, marketing and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, clinker and other construction materials throughout the world, and that provides construction-related services to customers and communities in over 50 countries throughout the world.
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