Twin Disc (TWIN) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
Media headlines about Twin Disc (NASDAQ:TWIN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Twin Disc earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.7880376302736 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Robert W. Baird Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Twin Disc (TWIN) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Twin Disc (TWIN) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
- Master Marine Delivers Fleet Boat to Waterfront Services (maritime-executive.com)
- New Fleet Boat for Waterfront Services (marinelink.com)
- Twin Disc, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Financial Results (finance.yahoo.com)
Twin Disc (NASDAQ TWIN) opened at $28.19 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $330.01, a price-to-earnings ratio of -234.92 and a beta of 1.55. Twin Disc has a 1-year low of $14.81 and a 1-year high of $31.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 3.12 and a quick ratio of 1.42.
TWIN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Twin Disc from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 30th. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating on shares of Twin Disc in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Twin Disc from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 30th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.67.
In other news, VP Denise Wilcox sold 5,000 shares of Twin Disc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.25, for a total value of $136,250.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 33,513 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $913,229.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Jeffrey Scott Knutson sold 1,750 shares of Twin Disc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.21, for a total transaction of $49,367.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 9,750 shares of company stock worth $267,548 over the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 27.50% of the company’s stock.
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About Twin Disc
Twin Disc, Incorporated designs, manufactures and sells marine and heavy duty off-highway power transmission equipment. The Company operates through two segments: manufacturing and distribution. Its products include marine transmissions, surface drives, propellers and boat management systems, as well as power-shift transmissions, hydraulic torque converters, power take-offs, industrial clutches and controls systems.
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