News headlines about Azul SA (NASDAQ:AZUL) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Azul SA earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.5065189231623 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.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Azul SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Buckingham Research upped their price target on Azul SA from $28.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Azul SA in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Citigroup Inc. assumed coverage on Azul SA in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $34.00 price target for the company. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. assumed coverage on Azul SA in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $30.00 price target for the company. Five analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Azul SA currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $31.25.

Shares of Azul SA (AZUL) opened at 24.86 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $25.13 and its 200 day moving average price is $23.42. Azul SA has a 52 week low of $19.43 and a 52 week high of $26.96. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.73 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 88.16.

Azul SA (NASDAQ:AZUL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 14th. The company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.11. Azul SA had a negative return on equity of 5.74% and a negative net margin of 0.79%. The business had revenue of $1.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.75 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 19.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Azul SA will post $0.64 EPS for the current year.

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About Azul SA

Azul SA is a Brazil-based company engaged in the provision of passenger transportation services. The Company primarily acts as an airline operator under the Azul brand name. The Company provides scheduled flights between numerous cities in Brazil, including Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Curitiba, Manaus, Cuiaba, Fortaleza and Salvador, among others.

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