Westport Fuel Systems (WPRT) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.11

News headlines about Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:WPRT) (TSE:WPRT) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Westport Fuel Systems earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 47.9209173885936 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on WPRT. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Westport Fuel Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Westport Fuel Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.50 price objective on the stock in a research note on Saturday, April 7th. Finally, Cowen set a $3.00 price objective on shares of Westport Fuel Systems and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, March 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Westport Fuel Systems has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $3.86.

Shares of NASDAQ:WPRT traded down $0.02 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $2.94. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,193,147 shares, compared to its average volume of 706,993. The firm has a market capitalization of $385.96 million, a P/E ratio of -6.68 and a beta of 1.86. Westport Fuel Systems has a twelve month low of $1.48 and a twelve month high of $4.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a current ratio of 1.54 and a quick ratio of 1.09.

Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:WPRT) (TSE:WPRT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 10th. The auto parts company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. The business had revenue of $67.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.67 million. Westport Fuel Systems had a negative net margin of 4.64% and a negative return on equity of 46.47%. The company’s revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.12) earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Westport Fuel Systems will post -0.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Westport Fuel Systems Company Profile

Westport Fuel Systems Inc engineers, manufactures, and supplies alternative fuel systems and components for the transportation and industrial markets worldwide. It operates through Transportation and Cummins Westport Inc Joint Venture segments. The company designs, manufactures, and sells compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) components and systems, such as pressure regulators, injectors, electronic control units, valves, and filters, as well as bi-fuel, mono-fuel, and dual-fuel LPG and CNG conversion kits for passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty vehicles, including original engine manufacture (OEM), delayed OEM, and aftermarket segments.

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