Vivint Solar (VSLR) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

News coverage about Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vivint Solar earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.1290621359551 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Vivint Solar (VSLR) opened at $3.45 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 1.18 and a quick ratio of 1.05. Vivint Solar has a one year low of $2.55 and a one year high of $6.09.

Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported ($0.33) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.29) by ($0.04). The business had revenue of $75.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $74.56 million. Vivint Solar had a net margin of 18.65% and a negative return on equity of 26.04%. Vivint Solar’s revenue was up 81.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.36) earnings per share. research analysts expect that Vivint Solar will post -1.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts recently commented on VSLR shares. Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Vivint Solar from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 price target for the company. in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. BidaskClub cut shares of Vivint Solar from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vivint Solar from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 price target for the company in a report on Saturday, August 12th. ValuEngine cut shares of Vivint Solar from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Guggenheim started coverage on shares of Vivint Solar in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. They set a “buy” rating and a $5.00 price target for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Vivint Solar has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.05.

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About Vivint Solar

Vivint Solar, Inc offers distributed solar energy, electricity generated by a solar energy system installed at or near customers’ locations, to residential customers. Through investment funds, the Company owns solar energy systems it installs and provides solar electricity pursuant to long-term contracts with its customers.

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