Headlines about Gafisa (NYSE:GFA) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gafisa earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the construction company an impact score of 45.7328369067889 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.
GFA stock traded up $0.14 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $6.17. The company had a trading volume of 14,584 shares, compared to its average volume of 55,491. The company has a market capitalization of $87.63, a P/E ratio of -0.20 and a beta of 1.83. The company has a quick ratio of 2.09, a current ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71. Gafisa has a fifty-two week low of $5.92 and a fifty-two week high of $20.59.
GFA has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Gafisa from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. ValuEngine downgraded Gafisa from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Santander downgraded Gafisa from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 15th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Gafisa in a research report on Monday, March 12th. They set an “underperform” rating for the company.
Gafisa SA is a diversified national homebuilder. The Company’s segments are Gafisa (for ventures targeted at high and medium income) and Tenda (for ventures targeted at low income). The Company’s brands include Tenda, which serves the affordable entry-level housing segments, Gafisa, which offers a range of residential options to the mid to higher income segments and Alphaville (equity method investment), which focuses on the identification, development and sale of residential communities.
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