News headlines about The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) have trended very positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The Valspar Corp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.62 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 80 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) opened at 112.99 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $112.73 and a 200 day moving average price of $110.34. The Valspar Corp has a 52 week low of $97.62 and a 52 week high of $113.07.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised The Valspar Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 16th.

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About The Valspar Corp

The Valspar Corporation is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing a range of coatings, paints and related products. The Company operates through two segments: Coatings and Paints. The Coatings segment includes its industrial product lines and packaging product line. The Company offers decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood and plastic primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

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