CSW Industrials (CSWI) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.10

News stories about CSW Industrials (NASDAQ:CSWI) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CSW Industrials earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.054136160954 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on CSWI. Sidoti began coverage on shares of CSW Industrials in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. BidaskClub downgraded shares of CSW Industrials from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CSW Industrials from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, B. Riley set a $60.00 target price on shares of CSW Industrials and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $56.00.

Shares of CSW Industrials (CSWI) opened at $46.30 on Friday. CSW Industrials has a twelve month low of $34.05 and a twelve month high of $50.00. The stock has a market cap of $739.36, a P/E ratio of -46.30 and a beta of 1.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a current ratio of 3.03 and a quick ratio of 1.99.

CSW Industrials (NASDAQ:CSWI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.03. CSW Industrials had a negative net margin of 4.49% and a positive return on equity of 11.16%. The firm had revenue of $69.03 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $79.04 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.12 earnings per share. CSW Industrials’s revenue was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that CSW Industrials will post 2.01 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Chairman Joseph B. Armes sold 4,250 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.89, for a total value of $195,032.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 2.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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CSW Industrials Company Profile

CSW Industrials, Inc (CSWI) is a diversified industrial growth company. The Company operates through three segments: Industrial Products; Coatings, Sealants & Adhesives, and Specialty Chemicals. The Industrial Products segment consists of specialty mechanical products; fire and smoke protection products; architecturally specified building products, and storage, filtration and application equipment.

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