Media stories about Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO) (TSE:EXF) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores 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 negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Exfo earned a daily sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 45.1024960466988 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Exfo (EXFO) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
- EXFO launches the fastest completely integrated test system for passive components characterization (finance.yahoo.com)
- EXFO joins Ethernet Alliance’s 400G interop at OFC 2018 to demo FlexE (finance.yahoo.com)
- Exfo Inc (EXFO) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
Several research firms have recently commented on EXFO. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Exfo from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Exfo from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Exfo from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.35.
Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO) (TSE:EXF) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, January 9th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. Exfo had a net margin of 0.09% and a return on equity of 5.22%. The business had revenue of $63.39 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $62.80 million. equities analysts forecast that Exfo will post 0.24 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Exfo Company Profile
EXFO Inc is a Canada-based company, which provides communications service providers (CSPs) and data center, cloud and Web-scale operators with field test, service assurance and analytics solutions to ensure the deployment, maintenance and management of physical, virtual, fixed and mobile networks. It focuses on network infrastructures: fourth generation (4G)/long-term evolution (LTE), wireless backhaul, small cells and distributed antenna systems (DAS), 100G network upgrades and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH)/fiber-to-the-curb (FTTC)/fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) deployments.
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