Gibraltar Industries (ROCK) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.27

Headlines about Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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 positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gibraltar Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.3234748166204 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

ROCK has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Gibraltar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $39.00 target price on shares of Gibraltar Industries in a research note on Friday, November 17th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Gibraltar Industries from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Gibraltar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $42.00.

Shares of Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) opened at $37.45 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $1,186.72, a P/E ratio of 40.71 and a beta of 1.78. Gibraltar Industries has a one year low of $25.61 and a one year high of $45.05. The company has a quick ratio of 1.93, a current ratio of 2.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41.

Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) last announced its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The construction company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.11. Gibraltar Industries had a net margin of 3.08% and a return on equity of 10.77%. The company had revenue of $274.57 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $275.80 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.55 earnings per share. Gibraltar Industries’s revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Gibraltar Industries will post 1.64 EPS for the current year.

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Gibraltar Industries Company Profile

Gibraltar Industries, Inc is a manufacturer and distributor of building products for industrial, transportation infrastructure, residential housing, renewable energy and resource conservation markets. The Company’s segments include Residential Products; Industrial and Infrastructure Products, and Renewable Energy and Conservation.

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