Press coverage about Atento (NYSE:ATTO) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Atento earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 44.1852707309437 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on ATTO shares. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Atento in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. ValuEngine raised Atento from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub downgraded Atento from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Atento from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Barrington Research upped their target price on Atento from $14.00 to $16.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, August 21st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Atento presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.50.

Atento (ATTO) opened at $9.90 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.58 and a quick ratio of 1.58. Atento has a 52-week low of $6.85 and a 52-week high of $12.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $720.61, a PE ratio of 13.36, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.83 and a beta of -0.07.

The company also recently announced an annual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 10th were given a $0.338 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 9th. Atento’s payout ratio is currently 242.86%.

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Atento Company Profile

Atento SA is a provider of customer-relationship management and business-process outsourcing (CRM BPO) services and solutions in Latin America. The Company offers a portfolio of CRM BPO services, including customer care, sales, collections, back office and technical support. The Company operates through three segments: EMEA, Americas and Brazil.

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