FTI Consulting (FCN) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.27
Headlines about FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FTI Consulting earned a news impact score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 48.6182358928504 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- FTI Consulting Expands Forensic & Litigation Consulting Segment in South Africa with Appointment of Kevin West (finance.yahoo.com)
- [$$] Armstrong Energy Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection (finance.yahoo.com)
- FTI CONSULTING, INC. (NYSE:FCN) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure (4-traders.com)
- ETFs with exposure to FTI Consulting, Inc. : October 30, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for FTI Consulting, Inc. Lowered by Analyst (FCN) (americanbankingnews.com)
FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN) traded down $0.66 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $41.45. 284,245 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 365,101. The company has a quick ratio of 2.15, a current ratio of 2.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The company has a market capitalization of $1.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.36 and a beta of 0.31.
FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.24. The business had revenue of $448.96 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $446.63 million. FTI Consulting had a net margin of 2.70% and a return on equity of 6.12%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that FTI Consulting will post 2.06 EPS for the current year.
FCN has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of FTI Consulting from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of FTI Consulting from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of FTI Consulting from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $44.33.
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FTI Consulting Company Profile
FTI Consulting, Inc is a business advisory company. The Company operates through five segments: Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Forensic and Litigation Consulting, Economic Consulting, Technology and Strategic Communications. The Company provides advice and services, such as restructuring (including bankruptcy), capital formation and indebtedness, interim business management, performance improvements, forensic accounting and litigation matters, international arbitrations, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), antitrust and competition matters, securities litigation, electronic discovery (or e-discovery), management and retrieval of electronically stored information (ESI), reputation management and strategic communications.
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