Azul (AZUL) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

News stories about Azul (NYSE:AZUL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Azul earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.8748305737856 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several brokerages recently commented on AZUL. Zacks Investment Research raised Azul from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, March 9th. Buckingham Research reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price target (up previously from $35.00) on shares of Azul in a research note on Friday, March 9th. UBS assumed coverage on Azul in a research note on Friday, February 16th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $38.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Bank of America assumed coverage on Azul in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $24.78 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Azul presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.46.

Azul (AZUL) traded up $0.67 on Monday, hitting $34.31. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 302,869 shares, compared to its average volume of 373,262. Azul has a 1 year low of $19.43 and a 1 year high of $34.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 0.99.

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Azul Company Profile

Azul SA is a Brazil-based company engaged in the provision of passenger transportation services. The Company primarily acts as an airline operator under the Azul brand name. The Company provides scheduled flights between numerous cities in Brazil, including Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Curitiba, Manaus, Cuiaba, Fortaleza and Salvador, among others.

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