Press coverage about OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. OMNOVA Solutions earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.9178743520964 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) opened at $10.90 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.37, a quick ratio of 1.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.16. OMNOVA Solutions has a twelve month low of $8.10 and a twelve month high of $11.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $483.95, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.29, a P/E/G ratio of 1.62 and a beta of 2.10.

OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $186.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $192.15 million. OMNOVA Solutions had a negative net margin of 11.20% and a positive return on equity of 25.30%. The company’s revenue was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.14 EPS. research analysts forecast that OMNOVA Solutions will post 0.67 earnings per share for the current year.

OMN has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine raised OMNOVA Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised OMNOVA Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, December 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. OMNOVA Solutions has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.67.

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OMNOVA Solutions Company Profile

OMNOVA Solutions Inc is a provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and engineered surfaces for commercial, industrial and residential end uses. The Company’s segments include Performance Chemicals and Engineered Surfaces. The Performance Chemicals segment produces a range of emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals based on styrene butadiene, styrene butadiene acrylonitrile, styrene butadiene vinyl pyridine, nitrile butadiene, polyvinyl acetate, acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acrylic, glyoxal, fluorochemical and bio-based chemistries.

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