Media headlines about Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Curtiss-Wright earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.5573076009409 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Bank Of America Has Upped Curtiss Wright (CW) Position; Berkshire Hills Bancorp Has 1.58 Sentiment – Hill Country Times (hillcountrytimes.com)
- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW) Short Interest Up 46.0% in December (americanbankingnews.com)
- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW) Director Albert E. Smith Sells 1,700 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.46 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) traded up $0.72 on Monday, hitting $124.02. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 218,302 shares, compared to its average volume of 162,280. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,441.15, a PE ratio of 25.73, a PEG ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.26. Curtiss-Wright has a 12 month low of $82.77 and a 12 month high of $125.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a current ratio of 2.08.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on CW shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Curtiss-Wright from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on Curtiss-Wright in a report on Monday, September 18th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $100.00 target price on the stock. Robert W. Baird started coverage on Curtiss-Wright in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $149.00 target price on the stock. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 target price on shares of Curtiss-Wright in a report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Curtiss-Wright in a report on Friday, October 27th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Curtiss-Wright presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $129.86.
In related news, Director Albert E. Smith sold 1,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $122.35, for a total value of $207,995.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, VP Paul J. Ferdenzi sold 2,651 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $111.00, for a total value of $294,261.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 52,941 shares of company stock worth $6,263,846. Insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.
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Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a manufacturing and service company that designs, manufactures, and overhauls precision components and provides engineered products and services to the aerospace, defense, power generation and general industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial/Industrial, Defense and Power.
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