News coverage about Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) has trended positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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. Quanta Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the construction company an impact score of 46.4579037558241 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Quanta Services (PWR) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Quanta Services Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Release & Conference Call Schedule (prnewswire.com)
- Quanta Services (PWR) Given a $53.00 Price Target at Citigroup (americanbankingnews.com)
- Blog Exposure – Quanta Services Bags Major Contracts for Two Pipeline Projects in the US Appalachian Region (finance.yahoo.com)
- Quanta Services Selected for Two Large Diameter Mainline Pipeline Projects – Markets Insider (markets.businessinsider.com)
A number of research firms have recently commented on PWR. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Quanta Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday. Citigroup lifted their price target on shares of Quanta Services from $47.00 to $53.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Stephens reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $49.00 price target on shares of Quanta Services in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Quanta Services in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Robert W. Baird set a $42.00 price target on shares of Quanta Services and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Quanta Services currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $45.33.
Quanta Services Company Profile
Quanta Services, Inc is a provider of specialty contracting services, offering infrastructure solutions primarily to the electric power and oil and gas industries in the United States, Canada and Australia and selected other international markets. The Company operates through two segments: Electric Power Infrastructure Services, which provides network solutions to customers in the electric power industry, and Oil and Gas Infrastructure Services, which provides network solutions to customers involved in the development and transportation of natural gas, oil and other pipeline products.
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