Media headlines about National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZ) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Beverage earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 48.2334839069708 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Davide Campari Milano (DVDCY) and National Beverage (FIZZ) Head-To-Head Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
- National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analyzing National Beverage (FIZZ) and Its Rivals (americanbankingnews.com)
- Financial Comparison: National Beverage (FIZZ) and Pernod Ricard (PDRDY) (americanbankingnews.com)
- National Beverage (FIZZ) and Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
Several analysts recently commented on FIZZ shares. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $150.00 target price on shares of National Beverage and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, December 4th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of National Beverage from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Maxim Group lifted their target price on shares of National Beverage from $40.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of National Beverage in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $91.67.
National Beverage (NASDAQ:FIZZ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The company reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.21. National Beverage had a net margin of 15.10% and a return on equity of 56.83%. The firm had revenue of $227.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $232.06 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.9% compared to the same quarter last year.
About National Beverage
National Beverage Corp. is a holding company. The Company develops, produces, markets and sells a diverse portfolio of flavored beverage products primarily in North America. The Company’s brands consist of beverages geared to the active and health-conscious consumer (Power+ Brands), including sparkling waters, energy drinks and juices, and carbonated soft drinks in a range of flavors, including regular, sugar-free and reduced calorie options.
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