News headlines about VWR (NASDAQ:VWR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. VWR earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the medical research company an impact score of 46.6953009758273 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on VWR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded VWR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. BidaskClub cut VWR from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, September 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded VWR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.67.
VWR (NASDAQ:VWR) opened at $33.25 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.25 and a quick ratio of 0.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $4,380.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.32. VWR has a 52-week low of $24.42 and a 52-week high of $37.25.
VWR Corporation is a provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. The Company offers a portfolio of branded and private label laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: Americas and EMEA-APAC.
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