News headlines about Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news 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. Yandex earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the information services provider an impact score of 45.7101834127126 out of 100, indicating that recent news 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 analysis:
- Analyzing Yandex (YNDX) and Its Competitors (americanbankingnews.com)
- Yandex (YNDX) versus Its Peers Critical Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
- On April, 26 Yandex NV (YNDX) Analysts See $0.34 EPS (thecasualsmart.com)
- Critical Review: Yandex (YNDX) vs. Its Competitors (americanbankingnews.com)
- Alice In Putin’s Wonderland: How Russia’s AI Assistant Compares To Siri And Alexa (fastcompany.com)
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Yandex from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 21st. TheStreet upgraded Yandex from a “c” rating to a “b+” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. ValuEngine raised Yandex from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Citigroup raised Yandex from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the company from $39.25 to $40.00 in a research report on Thursday, March 29th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Yandex from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 29th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $39.91.
YNDX stock traded down $0.18 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $32.98. 7,504,591 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,579,372. The company has a market capitalization of $10,820.24, a P/E ratio of 40.72, a P/E/G ratio of 0.79 and a beta of 2.67. Yandex has a 12-month low of $23.00 and a 12-month high of $44.49.
Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The information services provider reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.27. The company had revenue of $483.70 million for the quarter. Yandex had a return on equity of 17.70% and a net margin of 9.32%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 26.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $9.94 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Yandex will post 1.21 EPS for the current year.
Yandex Company Profile
Yandex N.V. operates an Internet search engine in Russia and internationally. The company offers search, location-based, personalized, and mobile services that enable users to find information, and communicate and connect over the Internet from desktops and mobile devices. It provides maps and location-based services, such as Yandex.Maps, Yandex.Navigator, and Yandex.Transport; Yandex.Mail that provides users access to their email accounts; Yandex.Disk, a cloud-based storage service; Yandex.News, an online news aggregation service; Yandex.Weather, a service that offers hyperlocal weather information; and Yandex Browser for desktops and mobile platforms.
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