Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Global Brass and Copper (BRSS) Stock Price

News stories about Global Brass and Copper (NYSE:BRSS) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Global Brass and Copper earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.9540783129074 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on BRSS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Global Brass and Copper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Global Brass and Copper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 4th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Global Brass and Copper from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 13th.

Shares of Global Brass and Copper (NYSE:BRSS) opened at $33.70 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $716.25, a P/E ratio of 13.98 and a beta of 0.47. Global Brass and Copper has a 1 year low of $28.10 and a 1 year high of $39.85. The company has a current ratio of 3.26, a quick ratio of 2.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.19.

Global Brass and Copper (NYSE:BRSS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The industrial products company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $378.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $376.00 million. Global Brass and Copper had a net margin of 3.61% and a return on equity of 47.75%. The company’s revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.81 EPS. analysts expect that Global Brass and Copper will post 2.47 earnings per share for the current year.

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Global Brass and Copper Company Profile

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc is a converter, fabricator, processor and distributor of specialized non-ferrous products, including a range of sheet, strip, foil, rod, tube and fabricated metal component products. The Company operates through three segments: Olin Brass, Chase Brass and A.J. Oster.

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