Headlines about Science Applications International (NYSE:SAIC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Science Applications International earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 46.6881145224461 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- State of Tennessee Treasury Department Increases Holdings in Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Company to expand Berkeley County operations; 200 new jobs to be created (counton2.com)
- Charleston-area defense contractor SAIC expanding, adding jobs (postandcourier.com)
- SAIC expanding in Berkeley (thetandd.com)
- American International Group Inc. Has $9.02 Million Position in Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) (americanbankingnews.com)
Several analysts recently issued reports on SAIC shares. Vertical Research upgraded Science Applications International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $83.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, December 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Science Applications International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. BidaskClub lowered Science Applications International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, November 4th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $78.00 target price on shares of Science Applications International in a report on Monday, January 8th. Finally, Cowen reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $72.00 target price on shares of Science Applications International in a report on Friday, December 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $82.38.
Science Applications International (NYSE:SAIC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 7th. The information technology services provider reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.11 billion. Science Applications International had a return on equity of 50.26% and a net margin of 3.77%. equities analysts forecast that Science Applications International will post 3.67 EPS for the current year.
About Science Applications International
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is a provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology (IT) services. The Company provides its services primarily to the United States Government, including the Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies.
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