Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Avianca (AVH) Share Price

Media headlines about Avianca (NYSE:AVH) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Avianca earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.5103557502573 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.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Avianca from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 13th. ValuEngine cut shares of Avianca from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. UBS raised shares of Avianca from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $5.40 to $9.00 in a research note on Friday, February 16th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Avianca from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.19.

Avianca (NYSE:AVH) opened at $9.15 on Friday. Avianca has a 52 week low of $6.37 and a 52 week high of $9.76. The company has a quick ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.63. The company has a market cap of $755.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.88 and a beta of 0.63.

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Avianca Company Profile

Avianca Holdings SA is a Panama-based company engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the provision of air transportation services for passengers and commercial purposes. The Company was originally established as a strategic alliance between Aerovias del Continente Americano SA (AVIANCA) and Grupo TACA Holdings Limited (GTH), and it mainly operates in North, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Europe.

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