Press coverage about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Elbit Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.8888042328382 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Elbit Systems Gets Govt Clearances for Universal Avionics Acquisition (govconwire.com)
- Stock to watch: Elbit Systems Ltd (NASDAQ: ESLT) (fxdailyreport.com)
- Elbit nears purchase of Universal Avionics after govt approvals (finance.yahoo.com)
- Elbit Systems Receives Governmental Approvals to Acquire Universal Avionics Systems Corporation (finance.yahoo.com)
- Elbit snaps up Universal Avionics (finance.yahoo.com)
Several analysts recently commented on ESLT shares. ValuEngine raised Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Elbit Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Elbit Systems from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $143.00.
Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 20th. The aerospace company reported $2.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $1.01 billion during the quarter. Elbit Systems had a return on equity of 16.63% and a net margin of 7.08%.
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About Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international technology company engaged in a range of programs across the world. The Company develops and supplies a portfolio of airborne, land and naval systems and products for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications. Its systems and products are installed on new platforms, and it also performs platform modernization programs.
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