Press coverage about Chicago Bridge & Iron (NYSE:CBI) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Chicago Bridge & Iron earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.6696531352653 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) Announces Preliminary Q1 Earnings (finance.yahoo.com)
- Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Bank of America (americanbankingnews.com)
- Shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Pop 12% on Solid Preliminary First-Quarter Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) Is Climbing On Q1 Forecast (rttnews.com)
- CB&I Announces Preliminary First Quarter 2018 Financial Results (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on CBI shares. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron in a research note on Monday, April 9th. ValuEngine cut Chicago Bridge & Iron from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Macquarie upgraded Chicago Bridge & Iron from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. Zacks Investment Research cut Chicago Bridge & Iron from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Deutsche Bank cut Chicago Bridge & Iron from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Chicago Bridge & Iron currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.29.
Chicago Bridge & Iron (NYSE:CBI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The construction company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.01. Chicago Bridge & Iron had a negative return on equity of 17.65% and a negative net margin of 20.60%. The business had revenue of $1.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.77 billion. equities analysts expect that Chicago Bridge & Iron will post 1.94 earnings per share for the current year.
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About Chicago Bridge & Iron
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. provides services to customers in energy infrastructure market. The Company provides services, such as conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, modularization, construction, commissioning, maintenance, program management and environmental services.
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