Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Express (EXPR) Share Price
News articles about Express (NYSE:EXPR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Express earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.500075130119 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Mercy Express Care clinic to open at Hamilton Hy-Vee (siouxcityjournal.com)
- ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Review: Kenneth Branagh Only Has Eyes for Himself (imdb.com)
- Share Performance and Target Price Review Express Inc (EXPR … – ExpertGazette (expertgazette.com)
- Form 8-K HEARTLAND EXPRESS INC For: Nov 01 – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
- Driving profitability in an express world (dcvelocity.com)
Several research firms have recently issued reports on EXPR. BidaskClub raised shares of Express from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 price objective on shares of Express in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Express from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Express in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Express in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and ten have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.20.
Express (NYSE EXPR) traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $6.74. 1,403,265 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,482,854. The firm has a market capitalization of $531.13, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.82 and a beta of 1.33. Express has a one year low of $5.28 and a one year high of $14.39.
Express (NYSE:EXPR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 23rd. The company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.02. Express had a net margin of 0.85% and a return on equity of 4.25%. The company had revenue of $478.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $474.11 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.13 earnings per share. Express’s quarterly revenue was down 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Express will post 0.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Express Company Profile
Express, Inc is a specialty apparel and accessories retailer offering both women’s and men’s merchandise. The Company targets women and men between 20 and 30 years old. It offers an assortment of fashionable apparel and accessories to address fashion needs across multiple aspects of lifestyles, including work, casual, jeanswear and going-out occasions.
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