Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact VWR (VWR) Stock Price

News stories about VWR (NASDAQ:VWR) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. VWR earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the medical research company an impact score of 47.2790655912984 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

VWR (VWR) remained flat at $$33.25 during mid-day trading on Wednesday. 2,797,900 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 983,321. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,380.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.17. VWR has a 1-year low of $24.42 and a 1-year high of $37.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.25 and a quick ratio of 0.79.

VWR (NASDAQ:VWR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The medical research company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.16 billion. VWR had a net margin of 4.11% and a return on equity of 11.79%. The business’s revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 EPS. analysts predict that VWR will post 1.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

VWR has been the subject of a number of research reports. ValuEngine cut shares of VWR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of VWR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of VWR from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, September 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.67.

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About VWR

VWR Corporation is a provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. The Company offers a portfolio of branded and private label laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: Americas and EMEA-APAC.

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