DXC Technology (DXC) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.08

News articles about DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DXC Technology earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.9252447096316 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

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Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on DXC shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of DXC Technology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of DXC Technology from $104.00 to $114.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. KeyCorp raised their price objective on shares of DXC Technology from $107.00 to $116.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. SunTrust Banks raised shares of DXC Technology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised their price objective on shares of DXC Technology from $90.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $103.33.

Shares of NYSE DXC traded down $0.07 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $100.53. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,172,871 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,788,049. DXC Technology has a 1-year low of $67.76 and a 1-year high of $107.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 0.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $28,720.21, a PE ratio of 32.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.22 and a beta of 0.90.

DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The company reported $2.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.16. DXC Technology had a net margin of 5.18% and a return on equity of 17.97%. The business had revenue of $6.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.19 billion. DXC Technology’s revenue for the quarter was up 222.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that DXC Technology will post 7.86 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 17th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 28th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 27th. DXC Technology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 23.23%.

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About DXC Technology

DXC Technology Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology services and solutions primarily in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It operates through two segments, Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Infrastructure Services (GIS). The GBS segment offers technology solutions comprising consulting, applications services, and software.

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