Media stories about Compania Cervecerias Unidas (NYSE:CCU) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Compania Cervecerias Unidas earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.7399943245673 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Compania Cervecerias Unidas (NYSE CCU) traded down $0.41 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $26.34. 245,800 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 178,882. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a current ratio of 1.69 and a quick ratio of 1.69. The company has a market capitalization of $4,942.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.30 and a beta of 0.31. Compania Cervecerias Unidas has a 12 month low of $19.79 and a 12 month high of $28.85.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on CCU. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Compania Cervecerias Unidas from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Compania Cervecerias Unidas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $27.50.

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About Compania Cervecerias Unidas

Compania Cervecerias Unidas SA is a diversified beverage company operating principally in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Company operates as a brewer, soft drinks producer, water and nectar producer, wine producer and pisco distributor. The Company’s segments include Chile, International Business and Wine.

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