Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows
Media coverage about Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Universal Technical Institute earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.5350755476989 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Several analysts recently commented on the company. ValuEngine cut Universal Technical Institute from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “hold” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of Universal Technical Institute in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Universal Technical Institute from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd.
Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI) traded up $0.04 on Tuesday, reaching $2.51. The company had a trading volume of 46,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 27,320. Universal Technical Institute has a 12-month low of $2.21 and a 12-month high of $3.87. The company has a current ratio of 1.70, a quick ratio of 1.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. The firm has a market cap of $61.77, a PE ratio of -4.65 and a beta of 3.49.
Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 30th. The company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by ($0.11). Universal Technical Institute had a negative net margin of 2.51% and a negative return on equity of 5.65%. The business had revenue of $81.33 million during the quarter. equities analysts predict that Universal Technical Institute will post -0.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Universal Technical Institute Company Profile
Universal Technical Institute, Inc is a provider of postsecondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians as measured by total average undergraduate full-time enrollment and graduates. The Company offers undergraduate degree or diploma programs at approximately 12 campuses across the United States under the banner of various brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute (collectively, MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech).
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