News articles about Copa Holdings, (NYSE:CPA) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Copa Holdings, earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 46.6852170354535 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
CPA has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Copa Holdings, from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. BidaskClub downgraded Copa Holdings, from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. UBS AG raised Copa Holdings, from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Cowen and Company raised their target price on Copa Holdings, from $120.00 to $130.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation raised their target price on Copa Holdings, from $140.00 to $150.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Copa Holdings, has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $126.07.
Shares of Copa Holdings, (NYSE CPA) traded up $3.85 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $131.78. The stock had a trading volume of 313,380 shares, compared to its average volume of 266,332. Copa Holdings, has a twelve month low of $87.69 and a twelve month high of $134.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,892.67, a PE ratio of 17.09, a P/E/G ratio of 2.33 and a beta of 1.91. The company has a current ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a $0.75 dividend. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. Copa Holdings,’s dividend payout ratio is currently 34.84%.
Copa Holdings, Company Profile
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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