SAP (SAP) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 2.00

Headlines about SAP (NYSE:SAP) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. SAP earned a news impact score of 2.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news articles about the software maker an news buzz score of 6 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted SAP’s analysis:

SAP stock traded up $0.70 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $108.31. The stock had a trading volume of 912,520 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,078,432. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a quick ratio of 1.13 and a current ratio of 1.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $134.51 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.25, a PEG ratio of 3.48 and a beta of 1.29. SAP has a 52-week low of $99.20 and a 52-week high of $127.16.

SAP (NYSE:SAP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 18th. The software maker reported $1.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $6.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.99 billion. SAP had a return on equity of 17.64% and a net margin of 17.57%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.01 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that SAP will post 4.29 earnings per share for the current year.

SAP has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Oppenheimer increased their target price on SAP from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 18th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of SAP in a research report on Thursday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded SAP from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 29th. UBS Group upgraded SAP from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 22nd. Finally, Barclays decreased their target price on SAP from $142.00 to $137.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $112.89.

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About SAP

SAP SE operates as an enterprise application software, and analytics and business intelligence company worldwide. It offers SAP HANA, which enables businesses to process and analyze live data; SAP Data Hub, a solution that enables businesses to manage data from various sources; SAP Cloud Platform, which enables businesses to connect and integrate applications; SAP BW/4HANA, a data warehouse solution; SAP Leonardo, a system that enables customers to make business sense and opportunity of disruptive technologies; and SAP Analytics Cloud, which leverages the intersection of business intelligence, planning, and predictive analytics.

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