Gibraltar Industries (ROCK) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

Headlines about Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gibraltar Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.4531019885545 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

NASDAQ:ROCK opened at $33.85 on Friday. Gibraltar Industries has a 52-week low of $25.61 and a 52-week high of $41.40. The stock has a market cap of $1,074.77, a P/E ratio of 19.80 and a beta of 1.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a quick ratio of 2.20 and a current ratio of 2.71.

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Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The construction company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.07. Gibraltar Industries had a return on equity of 11.14% and a net margin of 6.34%. The business had revenue of $258.11 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $232.50 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.30 earnings per share. Gibraltar Industries’s revenue was up 11.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Gibraltar Industries will post 2.06 EPS for the current year.

ROCK has been the topic of several analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered Gibraltar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, December 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Gibraltar Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th.

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Gibraltar Industries Company Profile

Gibraltar Industries, Inc manufactures and distributes building products in North America and Asia. It operates through three segments: Residential Products, Industrial and Infrastructure Products, and Renewable Energy and Conservation. The Residential Products segment offers roof and foundation ventilation products and accessories, such as solar powered units; mail and electronic package solutions, including single mailboxes, cluster style mail and parcel boxes for single and multi-family housing, and electronic package locker systems; roof edgings and flashings; soffits and trims; drywall corner beads; metal roofing products and accessories; rain dispersion products comprising gutters and accessories; and exterior retractable awnings.

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