News articles about Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:WPRT) (TSE:WPRT) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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. Westport Fuel Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.4847466029914 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ WPRT) traded down $0.03 on Monday, hitting $3.46. The stock had a trading volume of 400,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,001,031. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22, a quick ratio of 1.13 and a current ratio of 1.62. The firm has a market cap of $450.84, a P/E ratio of -2.93 and a beta of 2.14. Westport Fuel Systems has a 12 month low of $0.82 and a 12 month high of $4.33.

Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:WPRT) (TSE:WPRT) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The auto parts company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.03. The company had revenue of $60.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $51.91 million. Westport Fuel Systems had a negative return on equity of 64.05% and a negative net margin of 14.85%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.30) EPS. equities research analysts predict that Westport Fuel Systems will post -0.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

WPRT has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine downgraded Westport Fuel Systems from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Westport Fuel Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Craig Hallum set a $5.00 target price on Westport Fuel Systems and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. BidaskClub downgraded Westport Fuel Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday. Finally, Lake Street Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a $5.00 target price on shares of Westport Fuel Systems in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.58.

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Westport Fuel Systems Company Profile

Westport Fuel Systems Inc, formerly Westport Innovations Inc, is a Canada-based provider of low-emission engine and fuel system technologies utilizing gaseous fuels. It operates through the Westport Operations segment. The Westport Operations segment designs, manufactures and sells compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas components and systems to original equipment manufacturers and to aftermarket customers.

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