Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 1.20

News headlines about Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ryanair earned a media sentiment score of 1.20 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media headlines about the transportation company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Ryanair’s ranking:

Shares of RYAAY stock traded up $3.00 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $69.01. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 13,622 shares, compared to its average volume of 695,240. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $61.56 and its 200-day simple moving average is $66.81. Ryanair has a 52 week low of $55.75 and a 52 week high of $89.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a current ratio of 1.08. The company has a market cap of $14.86 billion, a PE ratio of 13.43 and a beta of 0.82.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 29th. The transportation company reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.06. Ryanair had a return on equity of 18.39% and a net margin of 10.47%. The firm had revenue of $2.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.60 billion. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Ryanair will post 4.08 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on RYAAY. Morgan Stanley began coverage on Ryanair in a research note on Wednesday, September 18th. They issued an “underweight” rating for the company. Credit Suisse Group cut Ryanair from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 23rd. Societe Generale cut Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 6th. BidaskClub upgraded Ryanair from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 1st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Ryanair from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Monday, July 29th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $75.33.

Ryanair Company Profile

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Other European countries. The company is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled services and Internet-related services; in-flight sale of beverages, food, and merchandise; and marketing accommodation services, holidays, car hire, and travel insurance through its Website.

Read More: What is diluted earnings per share (Diluted EPS)?

Receive News & Ratings for Ryanair Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Ryanair and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.