News stories about Avianca Holdings (NYSE:AVH) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news 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. Avianca Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.837607843591 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Avianca Holdings (NYSE:AVH) opened at 7.68 on Thursday. Avianca Holdings has a 12-month low of $6.13 and a 12-month high of $10.91. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $7.84 and a 200-day moving average price of $7.29. The stock has a market capitalization of $957.10 million, a PE ratio of 16.27 and a beta of 0.86.
The business also recently declared an annual dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 13th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 24th will be given a $0.1049 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 23rd. This represents a yield of 1.35%. This is a positive change from Avianca Holdings’s previous annual dividend of $0.09. Avianca Holdings’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 11.84%.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Avianca Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. BidaskClub cut Avianca Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Avianca Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Avianca Holdings has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.00.
About Avianca Holdings
Avianca Holdings SA is a Panama-based company engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the provision of air transportation services for passengers and commercial purposes. The Company was originally established as a strategic alliance between Aerovias del Continente Americano SA (AVIANCA) and Grupo TACA Holdings Limited (GTH), and it mainly operates in North, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Europe.
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