Media headlines about Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Universal Technical Institute earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.4371911243166 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
UTI has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Universal Technical Institute from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. ValuEngine raised Universal Technical Institute from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday.
Shares of UTI traded up $0.07 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $3.09. 211 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 33,012. The company has a quick ratio of 1.53, a current ratio of 1.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The firm has a market cap of $76.06 million, a P/E ratio of -6.06 and a beta of 3.17. Universal Technical Institute has a fifty-two week low of $3.09 and a fifty-two week high of $3.13.
Universal Technical Institute Company Profile
Universal Technical Institute, Inc provides postsecondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians in the United States. The company offers undergraduate degree and diploma programs, and specialized technical education programs through its 12 campuses under various brands, such as Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute.
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