Evoqua Water Technologies (AQUA) Given News Impact Score of 0.04

Media coverage about Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Evoqua Water Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.5892244834877 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

A number of analysts have recently commented on AQUA shares. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Citigroup started coverage on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Monday, November 27th. They set a “buy” rating and a $26.00 target price on the stock. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their target price on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies from $26.00 to $24.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Finally, Robert W. Baird boosted their target price on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Evoqua Water Technologies has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $24.63.

Evoqua Water Technologies (AQUA) opened at $21.44 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,380.00 and a PE ratio of 268.00. Evoqua Water Technologies has a 52-week low of $19.10 and a 52-week high of $25.04.

Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $297.05 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $291.38 million. Evoqua Water Technologies had a negative return on equity of 18.89% and a negative net margin of 1.50%. Evoqua Water Technologies’s quarterly revenue was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.13) EPS.

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About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is focused on providing water treatment solutions. The Company is offering services, systems and technologies to support customers’ full water lifecycle needs. The Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of differentiated, proprietary technology solutions. The Company operates through three segments Industrial, Municipal and Products.

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