News stories about Avianca Holdings (NYSE:AVH) have trended positive recently, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Avianca Holdings earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.1087642535431 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on AVH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Avianca Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. BidaskClub raised shares of Avianca Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. UBS AG cut shares of Avianca Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Avianca Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.25.

Shares of Avianca Holdings (NYSE AVH) opened at 7.88 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $7.54 and a 200 day moving average of $7.25. Avianca Holdings has a 1-year low of $6.13 and a 1-year high of $10.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $982.03 million, a PE ratio of 16.69 and a beta of 0.85.

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About Avianca Holdings

Avianca Holdings SA is a Panama-based company engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the provision of air transportation services for passengers and commercial purposes. The Company was originally established as a strategic alliance between Aerovias del Continente Americano SA (AVIANCA) and Grupo TACA Holdings Limited (GTH), and it mainly operates in North, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Europe.

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