Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) Stock Price
Media coverage about Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brink’s Company (The) earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.3994343237753 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Brink’s Company (The) — Moody’s affirms Brink’s CFR at Ba1, rates sr uns notes at Ba2; outlook revised to negative (finance.yahoo.com)
- Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brink : Announces Plans for $500 Million Senior Notes Offering (4-traders.com)
- BRIEF-Brink’s announces plans for $500 million senior notes offering (BCO) (markets.businessinsider.com)
- Brink’s Announces Plans for $1.5 Billion Credit Facility (globenewswire.com)
Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) opened at 84.35 on Tuesday. Brink’s Company has a 12-month low of $36.24 and a 12-month high of $84.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.26 billion, a PE ratio of 50.21 and a beta of 1.70. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $79.12 and a 200-day moving average price of $67.68.
Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The business services provider reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $806.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $730.87 million. Brink’s Company (The) had a net margin of 2.73% and a return on equity of 34.49%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.38 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Brink’s Company will post $3.02 earnings per share for the current year.
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on BCO shares. ValuEngine cut shares of Brink’s Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Brink’s Company (The) from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Imperial Capital upgraded shares of Brink’s Company (The) from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $72.00 to $86.00 in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $77.00.
In other Brink’s Company (The) news, Director Peter A. Feld sold 75,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.72, for a total transaction of $5,679,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Peter A. Feld sold 27,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.83, for a total value of $2,182,410.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 501,415 shares of company stock valued at $38,681,954 over the last ninety days. 10.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Brink’s Company (The) Company Profile
The Brink’s Company (Brink’s) is a provider of logistics and security solutions. The Company operates through nine segments: U.S., France, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Latin America, EMEA, Asia and Payment Services. The Company’s solutions include cash-in-transit (CIT), automated teller machine (ATM) replenishment and maintenance, cash management services, including vault outsourcing, money processing, and intelligent safe services, international transportation of valuables, and payment services.
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