Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Gibraltar Industries (ROCK) Stock Price

Headlines about Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gibraltar Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the construction company an impact score of 46.1739819835314 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.

ROCK has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded Gibraltar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Gibraltar Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price on shares of Gibraltar Industries in a research report on Sunday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $44.50.

Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) opened at 32.10 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion, a PE ratio of 30.60 and a beta of 1.77. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $29.98 and its 200 day moving average price is $32.78. Gibraltar Industries has a 52-week low of $25.61 and a 52-week high of $48.05.

Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The construction company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.03. Gibraltar Industries had a return on equity of 10.14% and a net margin of 2.38%. The business had revenue of $247.63 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $251.97 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.51 EPS. Gibraltar Industries’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Gibraltar Industries will post $1.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Gibraltar Industries Company Profile

Gibraltar Industries, Inc is a manufacturer and distributor of building products for industrial, transportation infrastructure, residential housing, renewable energy and resource conservation markets. The Company’s segments include Residential Products; Industrial and Infrastructure Products, and Renewable Energy and Conservation.

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