News articles about Ryder System (NYSE:R) have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ryder System earned a news sentiment score of -0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 38 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Investor Focus on Shares of Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) – Jonesboro Recorder (jonesbororecorder.com)
- Target Corporation (TGT) is at $53.73 per share and Ryder System, Inc. (R) is listed at $73.13 – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Ryder System, Inc. (R) to Announce $0.93 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- 2 Hot Stocks To Watch: Ryder System (R), Analog Devices (ADI) – StockNewsMagazine (stocknewsmagazine.com)
- CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) and Ryder System, Inc. (R) Listed in Aggressive Stocks- The Boeing Company (BA) – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
Ryder System (NYSE R) opened at 73.09 on Thursday. Ryder System has a 12 month low of $62.03 and a 12 month high of $85.42. The company has a 50 day moving average of $69.71 and a 200 day moving average of $72.51. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.00 and a beta of 1.39.
Ryder System (NYSE:R) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. The transportation company reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.75 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.68 billion. Ryder System had a return on equity of 13.27% and a net margin of 3.55%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.12 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Ryder System will post $4.37 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Monday, August 21st will be issued a $0.46 dividend. This is an increase from Ryder System’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.44. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 17th. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.52%. Ryder System’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 38.34%.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on R shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Ryder System from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Ryder System from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $82.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, July 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of Ryder System from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Seaport Global Securities started coverage on shares of Ryder System in a research note on Friday, April 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Finally, Stephens lowered shares of Ryder System from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from $81.00 to $71.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $77.00.
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About Ryder System
Ryder System, Inc is engaged in offering transportation and supply chain management solutions. The Company operates through three segments: Fleet Management Solutions (FMS), which provides leasing, commercial rental, contract maintenance, and contract-related maintenance of trucks, tractors and trailers to customers principally in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom; Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS), which provides vehicles and drivers as part of a dedicated transportation solution in the United States, and Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), which provides supply chain solutions, including distribution and transportation services in North America and Asia.
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