News stories about Evertec (NYSE:EVTC) have trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Evertec earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.0212998835615 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Evertec (EVTC) traded down $0.13 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $17.32. The stock had a trading volume of 2,073,198 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,222,507. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.77, a current ratio of 1.15 and a quick ratio of 1.15. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,249.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.81, a PEG ratio of 2.74 and a beta of 1.14. Evertec has a 12-month low of $12.60 and a 12-month high of $19.52.
Evertec (NYSE:EVTC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The business services provider reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $99.63 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $89.98 million. Evertec had a return on equity of 78.61% and a net margin of 13.52%. The business’s revenue was down 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.43 earnings per share. analysts forecast that Evertec will post 1.26 earnings per share for the current year.
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Evertec Company Profile
EVERTEC, Inc is a transaction processing company. The Company provides a range of merchant acquiring, payment processing and business process management services. The Company operates through three segments: Merchant Acquiring, Payment Processing and Business Solutions. As of December 31, 2016, it managed a system of electronic payment networks that processed over two billion transactions annually.
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