Media headlines about Infosys (NYSE:INFY) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Infosys earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.9991705083258 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Infosys (NYSE INFY) traded up $0.41 on Friday, hitting $15.61. The stock had a trading volume of 6,730,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,770,348. The firm has a market cap of $35,679.45, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.09, a P/E/G ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.68. Infosys has a 12 month low of $13.42 and a 12 month high of $16.15.

Infosys (NYSE:INFY) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The technology company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.01. Infosys had a return on equity of 21.05% and a net margin of 21.04%. The company had revenue of $2.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.78 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.24 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Infosys will post 0.98 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 1st were paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, October 31st. Infosys’s payout ratio is 40.21%.

A number of research analysts have commented on INFY shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Infosys from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. BidaskClub lowered Infosys from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, November 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered Infosys from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, August 21st. Deutsche Bank AG raised Infosys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $16.00 price objective on shares of Infosys in a report on Sunday, September 3rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.34.

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Infosys Company Profile

Infosys Limited is engaged in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, provides business information technology services comprising application development and maintenance, independent validation, infrastructure management, engineering services comprising product engineering and life cycle solutions and business process management; consulting and systems integration services comprising consulting, enterprise solutions, systems integration and advanced technologies; products, business platforms and solutions to accelerate intellectual property-led innovation, including Finacle, its banking solution, and offerings in the areas of Analytics, Cloud and Digital Transformation.

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