Media coverage about Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Analogic Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the medical research company an impact score of 45.7991739340726 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- ETFs with exposure to Analogic Corp. : November 17, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- 3D scanners can ‘digitally unpack’ carry-ons and transform airport checkpoints with better, faster security (ksdk.com)
- Global ultrasound device market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 4.9% over the period of 2017 – 2023 (bizjournals.com)
- Global Ultrasound Devices Market to Exceed $9.50 Bn by 2022 (sbwire.com)
- Ultrasound Devices Market Accretes up To USD 10.37 Billion by 2023 at ~8.1% of CAGR; Confirms MRFR (empowerednews.net)
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on ALOG. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $75.00 target price on shares of Analogic Corporation in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Analogic Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $93.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $85.25.
Shares of Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG) traded up $0.90 during trading on Friday, hitting $81.65. The stock had a trading volume of 75,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 96,358. The firm has a market cap of $1,020.00, a PE ratio of 48.06, a P/E/G ratio of 4.12 and a beta of 0.85. Analogic Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $66.00 and a fifty-two week high of $95.85.
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About Analogic Corporation
Analogic Corporation designs, manufactures and commercializes guidance, diagnostic imaging and threat detection technologies. The Company operates through three segments: Medical Imaging, Ultrasound, and Security and Detection. The Company’s Medical Imaging segment provides medical imaging systems and subsystems for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and high-resolution digital mammography.
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