News headlines about Nissan Motor (OTCMKTS:NSANY) have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Nissan Motor earned a coverage optimism score of -1.25 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news articles about the company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Nissan Motor’s analysis:
- Renault chairman says merger with Nissan not the ‘ultimate step’ (finance.yahoo.com)
- New Nissan CEO pledges better performance, cooperation with Renault (finance.yahoo.com)
- Nissan’s New CEO Takes Over With Long List of Problems to Fix (finance.yahoo.com)
- Nissan aims to restore pole position in electric car market (finance.yahoo.com)
- Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Move to Shore Up Under-Pressure Alliance (wsj.com)
NSANY has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine raised Nissan Motor from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Nissan Motor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 22nd. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut shares of Nissan Motor from an “equal” rating to a “weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 5th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.00.
Shares of OTCMKTS NSANY traded up $0.08 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $12.40. 217,163 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 61,128. Nissan Motor has a 1 year low of $12.00 and a 1 year high of $17.75. The company has a market cap of $24.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.89, a PEG ratio of 7.58 and a beta of 0.96. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $12.57 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.50 and a quick ratio of 1.31.
Nissan Motor (OTCMKTS:NSANY) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 12th. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.17. The firm had revenue of $24.52 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.18 billion. Nissan Motor had a return on equity of 3.83% and a net margin of 1.25%. On average, research analysts forecast that Nissan Motor will post 0.54 earnings per share for the current year.
About Nissan Motor
Nissan Motor Co, Ltd. manufactures and sells vehicles and automotive parts worldwide. It sells vehicles under the Nissan, Infiniti, and Datsun brands. The company offers vehicle and vehicle parts; engines, manual transmissions, and other related component parts; automotive parts; industrial equipment engines and other related component parts, and axles; specially equipped vehicles; motorsports engines; and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.
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