Media headlines about SAP (NYSE:SAP) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SAP earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the software maker an impact score of 46.0142808648751 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Government launches new probe into water ministry contract with Germany’s SAP (msn.com)
- SAP says cooperating with S.African probe of water ministry contract (af.reuters.com)
- Valley National Bank Selects SAP and Axxiome for Digital Transformation (news.sap.com)
- Amplience Adds Former SAP Hybris Executive to Its Leadership Team (globenewswire.com)
- South Africa launches new probe into water ministry contract with Germany’s SAP (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of SAP opened at $115.33 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $147.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.88, a P/E/G ratio of 3.72 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. SAP has a 1-year low of $99.20 and a 1-year high of $122.74.
SAP (NYSE:SAP) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 19th. The software maker reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.98. The business had revenue of $6 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.90 billion. SAP had a net margin of 17.92% and a return on equity of 18.07%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.94 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that SAP will post 4.39 earnings per share for the current year.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. DZ Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of SAP in a research report on Wednesday, June 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut SAP from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. ValuEngine raised SAP from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 10th. Oppenheimer upped their price objective on SAP from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 18th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of SAP in a research report on Friday, July 20th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $113.70.
SAP Company Profile
SAP SE operates as an enterprise application software, and analytics and business intelligence company worldwide. It offers SAP HANA, which enables businesses to process and analyze live data; SAP Data Hub, a solution that enables businesses to manage data from various sources; SAP Cloud Platform, which enables businesses to connect and integrate applications; SAP BW/4HANA, a data warehouse solution; SAP Leonardo, a system that enables customers to make business sense and opportunity of disruptive technologies; and SAP Analytics Cloud, which leverages the intersection of business intelligence, planning, and predictive analytics.
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