Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Unisys (UIS) Share Price

Headlines about Unisys (NYSE:UIS) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Unisys earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.6108172779177 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Unisys (NYSE:UIS) opened at $7.85 on Thursday. Unisys has a one year low of $6.90 and a one year high of $16.70. The company has a quick ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 1.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -0.38. The company has a market cap of $403.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.56 and a beta of 1.86.

Unisys (NYSE:UIS) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The information technology services provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.58) by $0.87. Unisys had a negative net margin of 4.30% and a negative return on equity of 5.32%. The business had revenue of $666.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $637.10 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.41 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Unisys will post 1.39 earnings per share for the current year.

UIS has been the topic of a number of research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Unisys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Unisys from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Loop Capital cut their target price on shares of Unisys from $12.00 to $9.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Unisys from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Unisys has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.00.

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Unisys Company Profile

Unisys Corporation (Unisys) is an information technology (IT) company. The Company operates through two segments: Services and Technology. The Company offers services, which include cloud and infrastructure services, application services and business process outsourcing services. In technology segment, the Company designs and develops software, servers and related products.

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