News articles about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog 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. Elbit Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.0855379436974 out of 100, meaning that recent press 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 Sentiment’s rankings:
- Elbit Systems Receives Governmental Approvals to Acquire Universal Avionics Systems Corporation – PR Newswire (press release) (prnewswire.com)
- Elbit Systems (ESLT) Secures Government Approval for Universal Avionics Systems Corp. Acquisition – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
- UASC to Be Acquired by Elbit Systems Ltd. (aviationpros.com)
- Elbit Systems Gets Govt Clearances for Universal Avionics Acquisition (govconwire.com)
- Stock to watch: Elbit Systems Ltd (NASDAQ: ESLT) (fxdailyreport.com)
Several research firms have commented on ESLT. ValuEngine raised Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. BidaskClub raised Elbit Systems from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Elbit Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $143.00.
Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 20th. The aerospace company reported $2.01 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $1.01 billion during the quarter. Elbit Systems had a return on equity of 16.45% and a net margin of 7.08%.
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About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international technology company engaged in a range of programs across the world. The Company develops and supplies a portfolio of airborne, land and naval systems and products for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications. Its systems and products are installed on new platforms, and it also performs platform modernization programs.
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