News articles about Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.3460555444124 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. UBS AG upgraded shares of Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Bank of America Corporation upgraded shares of Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $10.10 to $10.60 in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $8.40 price objective on shares of Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.63.

Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE CX) traded down 2.82% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $9.29. 9,424,957 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $9.74 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.94. Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. has a 1-year low of $6.91 and a 1-year high of $10.37. The stock has a market cap of $139.34 billion, a P/E ratio of 119.10 and a beta of 1.34.

Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The construction company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18. Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. had a net margin of 8.34% and a return on equity of 8.94%. The company had revenue of $3.58 billion for the quarter. Equities research analysts anticipate that Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. will post $0.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Cemex S.A.B. de C.V.

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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