Elbit Systems (ESLT) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.26

News headlines about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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. Elbit Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.5281542038893 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Elbit Systems (NASDAQ ESLT) traded up $4.00 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $135.11. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 202,232 shares, compared to its average volume of 38,207. The company has a market capitalization of $6,290.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.39 and a beta of 0.59. The company has a current ratio of 1.26, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. Elbit Systems has a 1-year low of $103.64 and a 1-year high of $153.13.

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The aerospace company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Elbit Systems had a return on equity of 16.32% and a net margin of 7.13%. equities research analysts expect that Elbit Systems will post 6.63 earnings per share for the current year.

ESLT has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $176.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. BidaskClub lowered Elbit Systems from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. Standpoint Research lowered Elbit Systems from an “accumulate” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $143.00.

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About Elbit Systems

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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