News stories about Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Manchester United earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 44.459795945279 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several brokerages recently commented on MANU. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Manchester United from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective (up previously from $19.00) on shares of Manchester United in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective (up previously from $19.00) on shares of Manchester United in a research note on Thursday, September 21st.
Shares of Manchester United (MANU) opened at $19.90 on Friday. Manchester United has a 12 month low of $14.80 and a 12 month high of $22.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,270.00, a PE ratio of 52.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.61 and a beta of 0.64. The company has a quick ratio of 0.73, a current ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97.
Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 16th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.06. Manchester United had a return on equity of 8.55% and a net margin of 7.67%. The firm had revenue of $141.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $133.94 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 17.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Manchester United will post 0.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About Manchester United
Manchester United plc is engaged in the operation of a professional football club together with related and ancillary activities. Its football operations primarily comprise various activities, such as its first team, reserve team, youth academy, global scouting networks and other operations, such as its sport science, medical and fitness operations at the Aon Training Complex.
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