Media headlines about Evertec (NYSE:EVTC) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Evertec earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.8233102377392 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on EVTC shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Evertec from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. ValuEngine upgraded Evertec from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Evertec from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, September 28th. TheStreet downgraded Evertec from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Morgan Stanley decreased their price objective on Evertec from $18.00 to $17.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Evertec has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.40.

Evertec (EVTC) traded up $0.25 on Friday, reaching $14.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 663,501 shares, compared to its average volume of 713,571. Evertec has a twelve month low of $14.10 and a twelve month high of $19.52. The company has a market capitalization of $1,074.86, a P/E ratio of 8.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.22, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.22.

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Evertec Company Profile

EVERTEC, Inc is a transaction processing company. The Company provides a range of merchant acquiring, payment processing and business process management services. The Company operates through three segments: Merchant Acquiring, Payment Processing and Business Solutions. As of December 31, 2016, it managed a system of electronic payment networks that processed over two billion transactions annually.

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