Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

News headlines about Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) have trended positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Calgon Carbon earned a news impact score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.6768552716526 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on CCC shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Calgon Carbon from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded Calgon Carbon from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Calgon Carbon presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.83.

CCC stock opened at $21.50 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a current ratio of 2.57. Calgon Carbon has a 1-year low of $12.00 and a 1-year high of $22.10.

Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 1st. The industrial products company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $161.55 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $161.25 million. Calgon Carbon had a return on equity of 6.63% and a net margin of 3.40%. sell-side analysts predict that Calgon Carbon will post 0.71 EPS for the current year.

About Calgon Carbon

Calgon Carbon Corporation is a manufacturer of activated carbon, with capabilities in ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection. The Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a range of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes. The Company operates through four segments: Activated Carbon and Service, Equipment, Consumer and Other.

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