Media headlines about Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Universal Technical Institute earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 48.4431708718138 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Universal Technical Institute up 2.7% post Q3 results (seekingalpha.com)
- Universal Technical (UTI) Reports Wider-Than-Expected Q3 Loss (zacks.com)
- Universal Technical Institute (UTI) CEO Kim McWaters on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript (seekingalpha.com)
- Universal Technical Institute Reports Fiscal Year 2018 Third Quarter Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Universal Technical: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot (finance.yahoo.com)
UTI stock traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $2.77. 8,513 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 29,470. The company has a quick ratio of 1.53, a current ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. The stock has a market cap of $68.00 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -5.43 and a beta of 3.11. Universal Technical Institute has a 1-year low of $2.21 and a 1-year high of $3.75.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. ValuEngine raised Universal Technical Institute from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised Universal Technical Institute from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 9th.
About Universal Technical Institute
Universal Technical Institute, Inc provides postsecondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians in the United States. The company offers undergraduate degree and diploma programs, and specialized technical education programs through its 12 campuses under various brands, such as Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute.
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