Media headlines about Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSE:SW) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sierra Wireless earned a daily sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 46.7128799534104 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

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

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ SWIR) opened at $21.15 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $768.09, a P/E ratio of 19.86 and a beta of 3.17. The company has a quick ratio of 1.54, a current ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. Sierra Wireless has a 1-year low of $15.55 and a 1-year high of $31.95.

Several research firms have recently commented on SWIR. Zacks Investment Research raised Sierra Wireless from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. Northland Securities reissued a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 target price on shares of Sierra Wireless in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. TheStreet downgraded Sierra Wireless from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Howard Weil raised Sierra Wireless to a “sector perform” rating and set a $23.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Raymond James Financial raised Sierra Wireless from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $30.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.95.

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Sierra Wireless Company Profile

Sierra Wireless, Inc is engaged in building the Internet of Things (IoT) with wireless solutions for organizations. The Company’s OEM Solution segment offers cellular embedded wireless modules for IoT connectivity, including an embedded application framework to support customer applications. The Company’s Enterprise Solution segment offers intelligent routers and gateways, including management tools and applications that enable cellular connectivity.

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