Press coverage about Flow International Corp (NASDAQ:FLOW) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Flow International Corp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.9404643888694 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

Shares of Flow International Corp (FLOW) remained flat at $$4.04 during trading on Friday.

Flow International Corp (NASDAQ:FLOW) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $491.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $493.53 million. Flow International Corp’s revenue was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.34 EPS.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on FLOW shares. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $47.00 price objective on shares of Flow International Corp in a report on Sunday, September 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded Flow International Corp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of Flow International Corp in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Flow International Corp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of Flow International Corp in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Flow International Corp presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $43.86.

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In other news, VP Stephen A. Tsoris sold 5,850 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.00, for a total transaction of $204,750.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 44,694 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,564,290. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

About Flow International Corp

SPX FLOW, Inc provides various engineered solutions worldwide. The company engineers, designs, manufactures, and markets products and solutions used to process, blend, filter, dry, meter, and transport fluids with a focus on original equipment installation, including turn-key systems, modular systems, and components, as well as aftermarket components and support services.

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