Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of -4.50

News headlines about Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) have trended extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ryanair earned a media sentiment score of -4.50 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news coverage about the transportation company an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Ryanair’s score:

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on shares of Ryanair in a research report on Wednesday, September 18th. They issued an “underweight” rating for the company. BidaskClub raised shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 15th. Credit Suisse Group downgraded shares of Ryanair from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 23rd. ValuEngine raised shares of Ryanair from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Finally, Bank of America assumed coverage on shares of Ryanair in a research report on Monday, September 30th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Ryanair presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $75.33.

Shares of NASDAQ RYAAY traded down $0.54 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $74.49. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 12,639 shares, compared to its average volume of 504,457. Ryanair has a 1-year low of $55.75 and a 1-year high of $89.03. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $68.36 and its 200-day moving average price is $66.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a current ratio of 1.08. The firm has a market cap of $16.62 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.50 and a beta of 0.82.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 29th. The transportation company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.06. Ryanair had a net margin of 10.47% and a return on equity of 18.39%. The business had revenue of $2.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.60 billion. As a group, research analysts predict that Ryanair will post 4.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Ryanair

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Other European countries. The company is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled services and Internet-related services; in-flight sale of beverages, food, and merchandise; and marketing accommodation services, holidays, car hire, and travel insurance through its Website.

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