News stories about Covidien (NYSE:COV) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Covidien earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the healthcare company an impact score of 46.0733408640808 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Covidien (COV) opened at $106.71 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $48,980.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.43 and a beta of 1.01. Covidien has a 1-year low of $65.97 and a 1-year high of $108.57.
Covidien Company Profile
Covidien Public Limited Company is a healthcare products company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings. The Company’s brands include Kendall, Nellcor, Puritan Bennett and Valleylab, among others. It has a presence in more than 70 countries, with products sold in over 150 countries.
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