News headlines about Unisys (NYSE:UIS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Unisys earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.9924107186911 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Unisys Lands IT Services Contract Extension With Australian Defense Agency (govconwire.com)
- BRIEF-Australian Department Of Home Affairs Signs Multi-Year Contract With Unisys (reuters.com)
- Unisys to help secure Australia’s borders (voxy.co.nz)
- Unisys (UIS) Poised to Benefit From Core Business Focus – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Unisys Corporation (UIS) stock trades 14.46% up from its SMA-50 – The Stocks News (press release) (thestocksnews.com)
UIS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Unisys from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, December 15th. ValuEngine raised Unisys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Susquehanna Bancshares reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Unisys in a report on Monday, February 12th. Finally, UBS cut Unisys from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, February 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.00.
Unisys (NYSE:UIS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The information technology services provider reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.73 by $1.02. Unisys had a negative return on equity of 10.97% and a negative net margin of 2.35%. The firm had revenue of $746.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $704.07 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Unisys will post 1.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Unisys Corporation provides information technology services worldwide. It operates in two segments, Services and Technology. The Services segment provides cloud and infrastructure services, application services, and business process outsourcing services. The Technology segment designs and develops software, hardware, and other related products.
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