Belmond (BEL) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

News coverage about Belmond (NYSE:BEL) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Belmond earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.6147162179001 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

BEL has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Belmond from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. ValuEngine cut Belmond from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.33.

Shares of Belmond opened at $12.05 on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Belmond has a one year low of $10.30 and a one year high of $14.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a current ratio of 1.53. The stock has a market cap of $1.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 100.42 and a beta of 1.30.

Belmond (NYSE:BEL) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 8th. The company reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.12) by ($0.06). Belmond had a negative net margin of 7.52% and a positive return on equity of 1.50%. The business had revenue of $89.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $100.92 million. equities research analysts expect that Belmond will post 0.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Belmond Company Profile

Belmond Ltd. engages in the hotel and travel businesses. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned, invested in, or managed 36 deluxe hotels and resort properties in the United States, Mexico, The Caribbean, Europe, Southern Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia; 1 stand-alone restaurant in New York; 7 tourist trains in Europe, Southeast Asia, and Peru; 1 river cruise in Myanmar; and 1 canal boat business in France.

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