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:
- Cramer’s Exec Cut: Markets in a tariff tantrum (finance.yahoo.com)
- Here’s Why Emerson (EMR) is an Attractive Pick Right Now (finance.yahoo.com)
- Global Geared Motors Market Research Report 2017 – ABB, Bonfiglioli, Emerson Electric, Regal Beloit (theexclusivefacts.com)
- National Investment Services Inc Buys Xcel Energy Inc, Amerco Inc, Emerson Electric Co, Sells iShares Russell 1000 … (gurufocus.com)
- Refrigeration Compressor Market Participants: Bitzer SE,Emerson Electric Co.,Dorin SpA (latestmarketreports.com)
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.
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.
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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