News coverage about Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ryanair earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 46.1691405326626 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Ryanair Holdings plc (RYAAY) At $125.00 Forms Bottom; Shorts at Rmg Networks Holding (RMGN) Raised By 326.04% – Teletechwire (press release) (teletechwire.com)
- Ryanair Holdings Agrees To Acquire Up To 75% Of LaudaMotion – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Ryanair’s Global Pitch to Pilots: Job Stability, but No Free Coffee (finance.yahoo.com)
- Bba Aviation (BBAVY) versus Ryanair (RYAAY) Head-To-Head Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of RYAAY stock traded down $0.59 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $125.53. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 299,827 shares, compared to its average volume of 362,782. The stock has a market capitalization of $29,803.02, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 0.67. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77. Ryanair has a 52 week low of $81.51 and a 52 week high of $127.61.
Ryanair declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Monday, February 5th that allows the company to repurchase shares. This repurchase authorization allows the transportation company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.
A number of analysts have issued reports on RYAAY shares. BidaskClub lowered Ryanair from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. UBS raised Ryanair from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. ValuEngine raised Ryanair from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Ryanair from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein raised Ryanair from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, January 8th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $96.00.
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Ryanair Holdings plc (Ryanair Holdings) is a holding company for Ryanair Limited (Ryanair). Ryanair operates an ultra-low fare, scheduled-passenger airline serving short-haul, point-to-point routes between Ireland, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Morocco and Israel. Ryanair provides various ancillary services and engages in other activities connected with its core air passenger service, including non-flight scheduled services, Internet-related services, and the in-flight sale of beverages, food and merchandise.
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