Press coverage about Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Verso Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 48.5099044234987 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
VRS has been the subject of several analyst reports. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $11.25 price target on shares of Verso Corporation in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Verso Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.75 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. ValuEngine raised shares of Verso Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, BWS Financial raised shares of Verso Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th.
Shares of Verso Corporation (NYSE VRS) traded down $0.10 on Monday, reaching $7.20. 255,900 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 372,020. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 2.41. Verso Corporation has a 1 year low of $3.17 and a 1 year high of $8.43.
About Verso Corporation
Verso Corporation is a producer of coated papers, which are used in magazines, catalogs, advertising brochures and annual reports, among other media and marketing publications. The Company operates through two segments: paper and pulp. The Paper segment includes paper products, which are used in media and marketing applications, including catalogs, magazines, and commercial printing applications, such as advertising brochures, annual reports and direct-mail advertising.
Receive News & Ratings for Verso Corporation Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Verso Corporation and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.