Media coverage about Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Evoqua Water Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.330969223162 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Owens, Wilderer named among ‘Most Influential’ women (hollandsentinel.com)
- Evoqua Announces Finalists For Inaugural Evoqua Water Sustainability Award (finance.yahoo.com)
- Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. Announces Upcoming Investor Event (markets.financialcontent.com)
- Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (AQUA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
AQUA has been the subject of a number of research reports. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Monday, November 27th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $23.00 target price for the company. Cowen initiated coverage on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $24.00 target price for the company. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $27.00 target price on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Raymond James Financial initiated coverage on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Monday, November 27th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $25.00 target price for the company. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Evoqua Water Technologies in a report on Thursday, November 30th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 target price for the company. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $24.63.
Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.02. Evoqua Water Technologies had a negative net margin of 1.01% and a negative return on equity of 5.33%. The business had revenue of $297.05 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $291.38 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.13) earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year.
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Evoqua Water Technologies Company Profile
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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