Media coverage about Canon (NYSE:CAJ) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Canon earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 44.1293171371963 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Guests at Vision Expo East Invited to See Canon Eyecare Technology (finance.yahoo.com)
- Asia Stocks Gain on Upbeat U.S. Jobs Data: 5 Top Picks (finance.yahoo.com)
- What Are GoPro’s Key Priorities for 2018? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Canon U.S.A. Lends Its Support To “Women Photograph”, An Initiative Created To Promote The Representation Of Female Photojournalists (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Canon (CAJ) traded up $0.07 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $37.21. The stock had a trading volume of 282,233 shares, compared to its average volume of 378,847. The firm has a market capitalization of $40,712.29, a PE ratio of 18.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.08 and a beta of 0.62. The company has a current ratio of 2.01, a quick ratio of 1.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. Canon has a 12 month low of $30.40 and a 12 month high of $40.67.
CAJ has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Canon from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. ValuEngine upgraded Canon from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd.
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Canon Inc (Canon) is a manufacturer of office multifunction devices (MFDs), plain paper copying machines, laser printers, inkjet printers, cameras and lithography equipment. Canon sells its products principally under the Canon brand name and through sales subsidiaries. Each of these subsidiaries is responsible for marketing and distribution to retail dealers in an assigned territory.
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