Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Navistar International (NAV) Share Price

Media headlines about Navistar International (NYSE:NAV) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Navistar International earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.7302109500624 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.

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

Several equities analysts have commented on NAV shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Navistar International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 8th. Gabelli upgraded shares of Navistar International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, March 9th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Navistar International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 17th. Stifel Nicolaus set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Navistar International and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 8th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price objective on shares of Navistar International from $45.00 to $38.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $43.75.

Navistar International opened at $39.29 on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -0.91, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.22. Navistar International has a 52 week low of $25.06 and a 52 week high of $47.73. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 77.04, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.03 and a beta of 2.50.

Navistar International (NYSE:NAV) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The company reported ($0.24) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.41) by $0.17. Navistar International had a net margin of 0.22% and a negative return on equity of 1.78%. The business had revenue of $1.91 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.93 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.76) earnings per share. Navistar International’s revenue was up 14.6% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Navistar International will post 2 EPS for the current year.

About Navistar International

Navistar International Corporation manufactures and sells commercial and military trucks, diesel engines, school and commercial buses, and service parts for trucks and diesel engines worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Truck, Parts, Global Operations, and Financial Services. It manufactures and distributes Class 4 through 8 trucks and buses in the common carrier, private carrier, government, leasing, construction, energy/petroleum, military vehicle, and student and commercial transportation markets under the International and IC brands; and designs, engineers, and produces sheet metal components, including truck cabs and engines.

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