Media coverage about Belmond (NYSE:BEL) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Belmond earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.4186680272331 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Belmond (BEL) traded down $0.10 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $11.95. 171,361 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 263,690. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.96, a current ratio of 1.92 and a quick ratio of 1.77. Belmond has a 12-month low of $11.00 and a 12-month high of $14.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,263.89, a price-to-earnings ratio of -148.11 and a beta of 1.20.
Belmond (NYSE:BEL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by ($0.03). Belmond had a negative net margin of 1.52% and a positive return on equity of 2.84%. sell-side analysts forecast that Belmond will post 0.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of brokerages have issued reports on BEL. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Belmond from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Deutsche Bank cut their target price on shares of Belmond from $13.00 to $12.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Belmond has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.33.
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Belmond Company Profile
Belmond Ltd. (Belmond) is a hotel company and adventure travel operator. As of December 31, 2016, Belmond owned, partially-owned and/or operated 45 properties, consisting of 34 individual deluxe hotels, 29 of which are owned (including nine under long-term lease), five European tourist trains, two cruise ships in Myanmar (one of which is under long-term charter), one French canal cruise business consisting of five small canal boats, and one stand-alone restaurant in the United States.
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