Press coverage about Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Celgene earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.5422746877876 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

CELG has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price objective on shares of Celgene from $148.00 to $155.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $112.00 target price on shares of Celgene and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Oppenheimer restated a “buy” rating and set a $170.00 target price on shares of Celgene in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Vetr upgraded shares of Celgene from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $144.39 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Cann reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Celgene in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, seventeen have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Celgene has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $130.35.

Celgene (CELG) traded down $1.36 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $101.90. 2,467,242 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 8,262,586. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 3.65 and a quick ratio of 3.52. The stock has a market cap of $82,802.13, a P/E ratio of 28.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.70 and a beta of 1.77. Celgene has a 1 year low of $94.55 and a 1 year high of $147.17.

Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The biopharmaceutical company reported $1.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.78 by $0.09. Celgene had a net margin of 22.38% and a return on equity of 64.14%. The firm had revenue of $3.48 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.46 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.61 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 16.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Celgene will post 7.82 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Celgene

Celgene Corporation is an integrated global biopharmaceutical company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases through solutions in protein homeostasis, immuno-oncology, epigenetics, immunology and neuro-inflammation.

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