Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect A. Schulman (SHLM) Share Price

News articles about A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM) have trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. A. Schulman earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 51.9639186241339 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM) opened at 31.05 on Monday. A. Schulman has a 12 month low of $25.00 and a 12 month high of $37.70. The stock’s market cap is $913.49 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $29.10 and its 200 day moving average is $29.94.

A. Schulman (NASDAQ:SHLM) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, June 28th. The basic materials company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.65 by ($0.02). A. Schulman had a negative net margin of 14.86% and a positive return on equity of 35.64%. The company had revenue of $645.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $619.54 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.79 EPS. A. Schulman’s quarterly revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that A. Schulman will post $1.66 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on SHLM. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of A. Schulman from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. ValuEngine raised shares of A. Schulman from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, August 12th. BidaskClub raised shares of A. Schulman from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Longbow Research raised shares of A. Schulman from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, August 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $35.33.

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About A. Schulman

A. Schulman, Inc is an international supplier of plastic formulations, resins and services, and provides solutions to its customers’ requirements through custom-formulated products. The Company’s customers span a range of markets, such as packaging, mobility, building and construction, electronics and electrical, agriculture, personal care and hygiene, custom services, and sports, home and leisure.

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