News headlines about Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Elbit Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.7377587344972 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Elbit Systems (ESLT) traded down $0.18 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $137.76. 13,032 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 40,672. Elbit Systems has a one year low of $110.12 and a one year high of $153.13. The firm has a market cap of $5,916.75, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.90 and a beta of 0.78. The company has a quick ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15.

A number of analysts have commented on ESLT shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Elbit Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Elbit Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Elbit Systems from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $143.00.

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Elbit Systems Company Profile

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international technology company engaged in a range of programs across the world. The Company develops and supplies a portfolio of airborne, land and naval systems and products for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications. Its systems and products are installed on new platforms, and it also performs platform modernization programs.

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