Emcor Group (EME) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.21

News headlines about Emcor Group (NYSE:EME) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Emcor Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the construction company an impact score of 47.467590653058 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on EME shares. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $87.00 target price on shares of Emcor Group in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Emcor Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, February 26th. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Emcor Group in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, DA Davidson restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Emcor Group in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $86.00.

Emcor Group (NYSE:EME) traded up $0.58 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $80.98. The company had a trading volume of 713,521 shares, compared to its average volume of 350,518. The company has a market cap of $4,699.05, a P/E ratio of 21.20, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.20 and a beta of 0.99. Emcor Group has a one year low of $59.76 and a one year high of $85.08. The company has a quick ratio of 1.36, a current ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18.

Emcor Group (NYSE:EME) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The construction company reported $1.13 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.27. The company had revenue of $2.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.94 billion. Emcor Group had a return on equity of 15.10% and a net margin of 2.96%. Emcor Group’s quarterly revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.72 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Emcor Group will post 4.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Emcor Group news, Director William P. Reid sold 4,647 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $82.90, for a total value of $385,236.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 2.00% of the company’s stock.

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Emcor Group Company Profile

EMCOR Group, Inc is an electrical and mechanical construction, and facilities services firm in the United States. The Company provides building services and industrial services. Its segments are United States electrical construction and facilities services; United States mechanical construction and facilities services; United States building services; United States industrial services, and United Kingdom building services.

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