Emerson Electric (EMR) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

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Headlines about Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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. Emerson Electric earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.2435869853609 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of NYSE:EMR opened at $68.41 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $43,251.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.52, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.07 and a beta of 1.18. Emerson Electric has a 1-year low of $56.77 and a 1-year high of $74.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a current ratio of 1.32.

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The industrial products company reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $3.82 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.72 billion. Emerson Electric had a net margin of 10.09% and a return on equity of 20.73%. The firm’s revenue was up 18.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.49 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Emerson Electric will post 3.12 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 16th were given a dividend of $0.485 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $1.94 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.84%. Emerson Electric’s dividend payout ratio is currently 73.48%.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Vertical Research raised shares of Emerson Electric from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Goldman Sachs reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $66.00 price target on shares of Emerson Electric in a report on Friday, December 8th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $72.00 price target on shares of Emerson Electric in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. JPMorgan Chase raised shares of Emerson Electric from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of Emerson Electric from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price target for the company from $70.38 to $80.00 in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $70.72.

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About Emerson Electric

Emerson Electric Co, a technology and engineering company, provides various solutions to industrial, commercial, and residential markets worldwide. The company's Automation Solutions segment offers software; measurement and analytical instrumentation; valves, actuators, and regulators; industry services and solutions; process control systems and solutions; and digital plant solutions.

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