Media coverage about Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Zebra Technologies Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.8591745549633 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Frank Blaise Modruson Acquires 1,540 Shares of Zebra Technologies Co. (ZBRA) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zebra Technologies : ASICS Europe BV Warehouse Operations Unlock Greater Efficiency with Zebra Technologies (4-traders.com)
- Zebra Technologies Corp. :ZBRA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 13, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- FY2017 EPS Estimates for Zebra Technologies Corporation Raised by Northcoast Research (ZBRA) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) Presents At Robert W. Baird 2017 Global Industrial Conference – Slideshow (seekingalpha.com)
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their target price on shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation to $132.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $125.00 target price on shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation in a report on Friday. Barrington Research restated an “outperform” rating and set a $125.00 target price (up from $110.00) on shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $118.00 target price (up from $107.00) on shares of Zebra Technologies Corporation in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. Zebra Technologies Corporation has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $111.75.
Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) traded up $0.52 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $104.94. 336,300 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 336,753. Zebra Technologies Corporation has a one year low of $65.69 and a one year high of $117.44. The firm has a market cap of $5,570.00, a PE ratio of 16.79, a P/E/G ratio of 2.21 and a beta of 1.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.01, a current ratio of 1.22 and a quick ratio of 0.74.
Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The industrial products company reported $1.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.73 by $0.14. Zebra Technologies Corporation had a net margin of 0.82% and a return on equity of 41.17%. The company had revenue of $935.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $914.98 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.43 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Zebra Technologies Corporation will post 6.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Director Frank Blaise Modruson purchased 1,540 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $103.88 per share, with a total value of $159,975.20. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 12,556 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,304,317.28. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 2.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Zebra Technologies Corporation Company Profile
Zebra Technologies Corporation designs, manufactures and sells a range of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) products. The Company’s AIDC products include mobile computers, barcode scanners, radio frequency identification (RFID) readers, wireless local area network (WLAN) products, specialty printers for barcode labeling and personal identification, real-time location systems (RTLS), related accessories and supplies, such as self-adhesive labels and other consumables, and utilities and application software.
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