Media headlines about GCP Applied Technologies (NYSE:GCP) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. GCP Applied Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.0857486653071 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- GCP Applied Technologies, Inc. :GCP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 10, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Concrete Bonding Agents Market Projected to Amplify During 2017 – 2025 (reports.pr-inside.com)
- Epoxy Grout Market to Technological Innovations During 2017 – 2025 (mynewsdesk.com)
- 41.10$ Billion in Elastomeric Membrane Market to make by 2022 – Industry Insights and Top Players Report (mynewsdesk.com)
- Global waterproofing membrane market report for 2017 made available by top research firm (whatech.com)
GCP Applied Technologies (NYSE:GCP) opened at 31.75 on Wednesday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $30.88 and its 200-day moving average price is $30.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.27 billion, a PE ratio of 721.59 and a beta of 0.97. GCP Applied Technologies has a one year low of $25.10 and a one year high of $33.70.
GCP Applied Technologies (NYSE:GCP) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The construction company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $287.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $309.70 million. GCP Applied Technologies had a negative return on equity of 44.32% and a net margin of 0.26%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that GCP Applied Technologies will post $0.78 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut GCP Applied Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. KeyCorp raised GCP Applied Technologies from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Five analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.40.
GCP Applied Technologies Company Profile
GCP Applied Technologies Inc produces and sells specialty construction chemicals, specialty building materials, and packaging sealants and coatings. The Company operates through two segments: Specialty Construction Chemicals and Specialty Building Materials. The Specialty Construction Chemicals segment manufactures and markets products to manage performance of Portland cement, and materials based on Portland cement, such as concrete admixtures and cement additives, as well as concrete production management systems.
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