News coverage about Copa Holdings, (NYSE:CPA) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Copa Holdings, earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.6941467725146 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Copa Holdings, S.A. (CPA) Price Target Raised to $130.00 (americanbankingnews.com)
- Copa Holdings, (CPA) vs. Veraz Petroleum (ALK) Financial Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokerages Anticipate Copa Holdings, S.A. (CPA) to Post $2.31 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Copa Holdings reports net income of USD 103.8m (financial-news.co.uk)
- Copa Holdings’ (CPA) CEO Pedro Heilbron on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript (seekingalpha.com)
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on CPA shares. Bank of America Corporation raised their price target on Copa Holdings, from $140.00 to $150.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub lowered Copa Holdings, from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Copa Holdings, from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Cowen and Company raised their price target on Copa Holdings, from $120.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a $137.00 price objective (up previously from $134.00) on shares of Copa Holdings, in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Copa Holdings, currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $122.81.
Copa Holdings, (NYSE CPA) traded up $0.13 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $123.12. The company had a trading volume of 228,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 311,176. The company has a market capitalization of $5,180.71, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.25 and a beta of 1.91. Copa Holdings, has a 12 month low of $85.10 and a 12 month high of $134.25. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45.
Copa Holdings, (NYSE:CPA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The transportation company reported $2.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.32 by $0.06. Copa Holdings, had a return on equity of 16.81% and a net margin of 14.88%. The business had revenue of $657.17 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $644.36 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.30 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Copa Holdings, will post 8.27 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.44%. Copa Holdings,’s payout ratio is 34.84%.
About Copa Holdings,
Copa Holdings, SA is a provider of airline passenger and cargo service through its principal operating subsidiaries, Compania Panamena de Aviacion, S. A. (Copa Airlines) and AeroRepublica, S. A. (Copa Colombia). The Company operates through air transportation segment. Copa Airlines operates from its position located in the Republic of Panama.
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