Cementos Pacasmayo (CPAC) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about Cementos Pacasmayo (NYSE:CPAC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cementos Pacasmayo earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.7436307017468 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of analysts have issued reports on CPAC shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Cementos Pacasmayo from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Bank of America raised Cementos Pacasmayo from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the stock. Cementos Pacasmayo has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $13.03.

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Shares of NYSE:CPAC opened at $12.00 on Friday. Cementos Pacasmayo has a 52-week low of $10.02 and a 52-week high of $13.49. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,017.29, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.50, a P/E/G ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 2.70 and a quick ratio of 0.88.

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About Cementos Pacasmayo

Cementos Pacasmayo SAA., a cement company, produces, distributes, and sells cement and cement-related materials in the northern region of Peru. It operates in three segments: Cement, Concrete and Blocks; Quicklime; and Sales of Construction Supplies. It produces cement for various uses, such as residential and commercial construction, and civil engineering; ready-mix concrete used in large construction sites; and concrete blocks, such as paving units or paver stones for pedestrian walkways, as well as other bricks for partition walls and concrete blocks for structural and non-structural uses.

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