Media coverage about Flow International (NASDAQ:FLOW) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Flow International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.2207155408178 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Berlusconi says Italy can’t leave euro; coalition ally disagrees (reuters.com)
- Uponor launches $850 water monitoring device for homeowners, first product under joint venture (bizjournals.com)
- From Mexico to the U.S., a Nafta Tale of Two Truckers (nytimes.com)
- Flow International Corp (FLOW) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Flow International (NASDAQ:FLOW) remained flat at $$4.04 during midday trading on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $198.17 and a P/E ratio of 101.00.
Flow International (NASDAQ:FLOW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $491.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $493.53 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.34 EPS.
Several research analysts have issued reports on FLOW shares. BidaskClub upgraded Flow International from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Flow International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their target price on Flow International from $47.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 target price on shares of Flow International in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $43.86.
About Flow International
SPX FLOW, Inc provides various engineered solutions worldwide. The company engineers, designs, manufactures, and markets products and solutions used to process, blend, filter, dry, meter, and transport fluids with a focus on original equipment installation, including turn-key systems, modular systems, and components, as well as aftermarket components and support services.
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