Media headlines about Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSE:SW) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sierra Wireless earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 46.4343768299894 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $170.07 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- NUMEREX INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC … – Markets Insider (markets.businessinsider.com)
- Watching the Tape Move for Sierra Wireless Inc (SWIR) and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc (WDR) – Sparta Review (spartareview.com)
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on SWIR. BMO Capital Markets set a $30.00 price objective on Sierra Wireless and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 6th. BidaskClub downgraded Sierra Wireless from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday. Macquarie raised Sierra Wireless from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $12.30 to $23.00 in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Sierra Wireless from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, TD Securities began coverage on Sierra Wireless in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.50.
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ SWIR) traded down 0.46% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $21.75. The stock had a trading volume of 594,481 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $27.28 and its 200 day moving average price is $26.86. Sierra Wireless has a one year low of $12.30 and a one year high of $31.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $694.89 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.14 and a beta of 3.02.
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About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless, Inc is engaged in building the Internet of Things (IoT) with wireless solutions for organizations. The Company’s OEM Solution segment offers cellular embedded wireless modules for IoT connectivity, including an embedded application framework to support customer applications. The Company’s Enterprise Solution segment offers intelligent routers and gateways, including management tools and applications that enable cellular connectivity.
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