News articles about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Elbit Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.64856093023 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

ESLT has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $176.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Elbit Systems from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $143.00.

Shares of Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) opened at $142.39 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. The stock has a market cap of $6,086.89, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.70 and a beta of 0.75. Elbit Systems has a fifty-two week low of $110.12 and a fifty-two week 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. The company had revenue of $800.73 million for the quarter. Elbit Systems had a net margin of 7.13% and a return on equity of 16.32%. equities research analysts predict that Elbit Systems will post 6.63 earnings per share for the current year.

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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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