Media headlines about Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Science Applications International Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.7300724516918 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- SAIC Lands Task Order for Continued IT Support to NIMH; Bob Genter Comments (govconwire.com)
- SAIC Schedules Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call for September 7 at 5 pm … – SYS-CON Media (press release) (news.sys-con.com)
- SAIC Schedules Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call for September 7 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time (finance.yahoo.com)
- Corporate News Blog – Science Applications International Awarded $48 Million Task Order by the National Institute of Mental Health (finance.yahoo.com)
- BAE completes ACV final delivery, SAIC sticks to amended schedule – Inside Defense (subscription) (insidedefense.com)
Shares of Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE SAIC) traded up 0.06% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $69.30. 198,810 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $3.03 billion, a PE ratio of 19.30 and a beta of 1.65. Science Applications International Corporation has a one year low of $60.34 and a one year high of $89.87. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $70.64 and a 200 day moving average of $76.94.
Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, June 12th. The information technology services provider reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.04 by $0.04. Science Applications International Corporation had a net margin of 3.78% and a return on equity of 47.08%. The business had revenue of $1.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.12 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.80 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Science Applications International Corporation will post $3.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 14th were issued a $0.31 dividend. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 12th. Science Applications International Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is presently 34.54%.
Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $66.00 price objective on shares of Science Applications International Corporation in a research report on Friday, July 14th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Science Applications International Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Wells Fargo & Company restated a “market perform” rating and set a $75.00 price objective (down previously from $80.00) on shares of Science Applications International Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Cowen and Company restated a “hold” rating and set a $75.00 price objective on shares of Science Applications International Corporation in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Science Applications International Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $81.63.
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In other Science Applications International Corporation news, insider Douglas Martin Wagoner sold 1,524 shares of Science Applications International Corporation stock in a transaction on Friday, June 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.58, for a total value of $109,087.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 106,147 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,598,002.26. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 44,472 shares of company stock valued at $3,119,732. 2.28% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
Science Applications International Corporation Company Profile
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is a provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology (IT) services. The Company provides its services primarily to the United States Government, including the Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies.
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