Headlines about Visteon (NYSE:VC) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Visteon earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.3085372864407 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $154.00 price objective on shares of Visteon in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised Visteon from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $141.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Saturday, January 6th. B. Riley boosted their price objective on Visteon from $140.00 to $162.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Longbow Research assumed coverage on Visteon in a research note on Friday, January 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $160.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price objective on Visteon to $131.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Sunday, January 21st. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $134.25.

Shares of Visteon (NYSE VC) traded down $0.87 during trading on Friday, hitting $123.50. The stock had a trading volume of 235,176 shares, compared to its average volume of 321,130. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,840.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.61, a PEG ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 0.85. The company has a quick ratio of 1.76, a current ratio of 1.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. Visteon has a 12 month low of $89.60 and a 12 month high of $140.64.

Visteon announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, January 16th that authorizes the company to buyback $500.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the auto parts company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

In other news, CEO Sachin Lawande sold 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $130.00, for a total transaction of $325,000.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 8,595 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,117,350. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders have sold 17,500 shares of company stock worth $2,263,500 over the last ninety days. 0.19% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Visteon Company Profile

Visteon Corporation is a global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures electronics products for original equipment vehicle manufacturer (OEM), including Ford, Mazda, Nissan/Renault, General Motors, Honda BMW and Daimler. The Company operates through Electronics segment. The Electronics segment provides vehicle cockpit electronics products to customers, including instrument clusters, information displays, infotainment, audio systems, telematics solutions and head up displays.

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