News articles about Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. 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 coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.1691405326626 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Heineken 0.0 achieves new listing on Ryanair inflight menu (dfnionline.com)
- Why do airlines have such large gender pay gaps? And whose is the biggest? (telegraph.co.uk)
- Budget airline Ryanair exposed for paying women over 70 percent less than men (newshub.co.nz)
- Ryanair add extra flights for Champions Cup final ‘amid huge demand from Leinster and Munster fans’ (walesonline.co.uk)
- Ryanair Forced Cabin Crew Based In Other Countries To Break A Strike By Portuguese Flight Attendants (paddleyourownkanoo.com)
NASDAQ RYAAY opened at $123.45 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a current ratio of 1.61. Ryanair has a 12-month low of $84.75 and a 12-month high of $127.61. The firm has a market capitalization of $28,972.99, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.51, a PEG ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 0.64.
Ryanair declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Monday, February 5th that allows the company to buyback shares. This buyback authorization allows the transportation company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. UBS raised shares of Ryanair from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. BidaskClub raised shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Saturday, March 17th. ValuEngine raised shares of Ryanair from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein raised shares of Ryanair from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Ryanair currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $109.67.
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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