Headlines about Sabre (NASDAQ:SABR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sabre earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the information technology services provider an impact score of 45.8497665525933 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Sabre achieves Level 2 NDC status (buyingbusinesstravel.com)
- Contrasting Sabre (SABR) & Cyberark Software (CYBR) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Should You Be Tempted To Sell Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) Because Of Its PE Ratio? (finance.yahoo.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Sabre Corp. : December 25, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Sabre (NASDAQ:SABR) traded down $0.12 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $20.50. 900,640 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,050,000. The firm has a market cap of $5,630.00, a PE ratio of 29.71, a P/E/G ratio of 4.73 and a beta of 0.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.29, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current ratio of 0.89. Sabre has a 12-month low of $17.30 and a 12-month high of $25.89.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 21st were given a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, December 20th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.73%. Sabre’s payout ratio is currently 81.16%.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sabre from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Oppenheimer reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Sabre in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Cowen set a $23.00 target price on shares of Sabre and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price (down from $25.00) on shares of Sabre in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Sabre from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.63.
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Sabre Company Profile
Sabre Corporation is a technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry. The Company provides software and services to a range of travel suppliers and travel buyers. The Company operates through two business segments: Travel Network, and Airline and Hospitality Solutions. Travel Network is its global business-to-business travel marketplace and consists primarily of its global distribution system (GDS) and a set of solutions that integrate with its GDS to serve travel suppliers and travel buyers.
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