News coverage about RPM International (NYSE:RPM) has been trending positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. RPM International earned a news sentiment score of 0.33 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 77 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- RPM International (RPM) Presents At Vertical Research Partners Materials Conference – Slideshow (seekingalpha.com)
- Reaffirmed: RPM International (NYSE:RPM) “Hold” Rating Kept by Analysts at RBC Capital; $49.0000 Target in Place – Weekly Register (weeklyregister.com)
- Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. Maintains Position in RPM International Inc. (RPM) (latribunadecanarias.com)
- RPM International : to Webcast Presentation at Vertical Research Partners Global Materials Conference (4-traders.com)
- RPM to Webcast Presentation at Vertical Research Partners Global Materials Conference (finance.yahoo.com)
RPM International (NYSE RPM) traded up 0.31% during trading on Friday, hitting $55.65. The company had a trading volume of 912,637 shares. The company has a market cap of $7.43 billion, a PE ratio of 35.63 and a beta of 1.53. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $53.77 and its 200-day moving average price is $53.36. RPM International has a 12 month low of $46.25 and a 12 month high of $56.40.
RPM International (NYSE:RPM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 6th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.04 billion. RPM International had a return on equity of 26.36% and a net margin of 4.22%. RPM International’s revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.14 EPS. Equities analysts expect that RPM International will post $2.63 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $49.00 target price on shares of RPM International in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research cut RPM International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Northcoast Research upgraded RPM International from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 17th. TheStreet upgraded RPM International from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities upgraded RPM International from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $55.00 to $60.00 in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $58.40.
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RPM International Company Profile
RPM International Inc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets and sells various specialty chemical product lines, including specialty paints, protective coatings, roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance of industrial, specialty and consumer markets. The Company operates through three segments: the industrial reportable segment (industrial segment), the specialty reportable segment (specialty segment) and the consumer reportable segment (consumer segment).
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