Elbit Systems (ESLT) Receives Media Impact Rating of -0.03

Headlines about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Elbit Systems earned a news sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.6578213785886 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

ESLT has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $176.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Standpoint Research lowered Elbit Systems from an “accumulate” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. ValuEngine raised Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Elbit Systems from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Elbit Systems presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $143.00.

Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) traded down $1.34 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $136.00. The company had a trading volume of 34,771 shares, compared to its average volume of 33,874. Elbit Systems has a 12-month low of $99.95 and a 12-month high of $153.13. The company has a current ratio of 1.26, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. The stock has a market cap of $5,968.05, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.48 and a beta of 0.59.

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Elbit Systems Company Profile

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international technology company engaged in a range of programs across the world. The Company develops and supplies a portfolio of airborne, land and naval systems and products for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications. Its systems and products are installed on new platforms, and it also performs platform modernization programs.

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