News coverage about NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NCR Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.6555367759546 out of 100, meaning that recent press 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 headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Benchmark Co. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 price objective on shares of NCR Corporation in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NCR Corporation in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Compass Point assumed coverage on shares of NCR Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $48.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NCR Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, June 5th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of NCR Corporation from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. NCR Corporation presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.29.

Shares of NCR Corporation (NYSE NCR) traded down 1.86% during trading on Thursday, hitting $35.39. 1,059,168 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $38.86 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.07. The stock has a market cap of $4.30 billion, a PE ratio of 21.81 and a beta of 1.88. NCR Corporation has a 12 month low of $29.83 and a 12 month high of $49.90.

NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The information technology services provider reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.76 by $0.04. NCR Corporation had a net margin of 4.90% and a return on equity of 87.62%. The firm had revenue of $1.59 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.61 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.72 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that NCR Corporation will post $3.37 EPS for the current year.

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NCR Corporation Company Profile

NCR Corporation is a provider of Omni-channel technology solutions that enable businesses connect, interact and transact with their customers. The Company operates through three segments: Software, Services and Hardware. It sells a portfolio of hardware, software and services that combine to provide businesses with solutions.

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