News headlines about Gafisa (NYSE:GFA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gafisa earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.7328369067889 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of NYSE GFA opened at $6.50 on Friday. Gafisa has a fifty-two week low of $5.53 and a fifty-two week high of $17.48. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 2.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71.
GFA has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Santander cut shares of Gafisa from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. ValuEngine cut shares of Gafisa from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Gafisa in a research note on Monday, March 12th. They set an “underperform” rating on the stock.
Gafisa SA operates as a homebuilder in Brazil. The company develops residential units, such as luxury buildings with swimming pools, gyms, visitor parking, and other amenities for upper-income customers; buildings for middle-income customers; and entry-level buildings and house units for lower-income customers.
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