CIRCOR International (CIR) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about CIRCOR International (NYSE:CIR) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CIRCOR International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.1889267328967 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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CIRCOR International, Inc. Forecasted to Earn Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.50 Per Share (CIR) ( CIRCOR Mexico Earns API Certifications for Quality Management ( SunTrust Banks Research Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for CIRCOR International, Inc. (CIR) ( CIRCOR International (CIR) Lowered to Strong Sell at ValuEngine ( CIRCOR International (CIR) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (

A number of research firms have issued reports on CIR. ValuEngine downgraded CIRCOR International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CIRCOR International from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 1st. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price target on shares of CIRCOR International in a report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price target (down from $61.00) on shares of CIRCOR International in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $57.50.

Shares of NYSE:CIR opened at $44.98 on Monday. CIRCOR International has a 1-year low of $39.84 and a 1-year high of $68.76. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 2.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39. The firm has a market cap of $890.30, a PE ratio of 26.30 and a beta of 1.70.

CIRCOR International (NYSE:CIR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 1st. The industrial products company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.08. CIRCOR International had a positive return on equity of 6.06% and a negative net margin of 1.32%. The firm had revenue of $275.58 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $270.56 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.32 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 89.8% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that CIRCOR International will post 2.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About CIRCOR International

CIRCOR International, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets engineered products and sub-systems worldwide. It operates through three segments: Energy, Advanced Flow Solutions, and Fluid Handling. The Energy segment offers a range of flow control solutions and services, including valves, such as engineered trunion and floating ball valves; gate, globe, and check valves; and butterfly valves, as well as delayed coking unheading devices, and fluid catalytic converter and isolation valves.

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