News articles about Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON) have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cronos Group earned a news sentiment score of -1.08 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news stories about the company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Cronos Group’s score:

NASDAQ CRON opened at $20.24 on Wednesday. Cronos Group has a one year low of $5.12 and a one year high of $25.10. The company has a market capitalization of $3.62 billion and a PE ratio of 2,024.00.

Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, March 26th. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by ($0.04). The business had revenue of $4.24 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.70 million. Cronos Group had a negative net margin of 45.72% and a negative return on equity of 3.22%. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Cronos Group will post -0.06 EPS for the current year.

A number of research firms recently commented on CRON. Canaccord Genuity cut shares of Cronos Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $17.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Wednesday. Pi Financial reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Cronos Group in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Cronos Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 12th. BMO Capital Markets lowered shares of Cronos Group from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $21.43 price objective for the company. in a research note on Monday, March 11th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Eight Capital lowered shares of Cronos Group to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 7th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.24.

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