News coverage about DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DXC Technology earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.4049640791897 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

DXC Technology (NYSE DXC) opened at $102.50 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $29,240.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.70. DXC Technology has a 52 week low of $64.06 and a 52 week high of $102.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.00.

DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $1.93 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.40. DXC Technology had a net margin of 1.88% and a return on equity of 17.83%. The company had revenue of $6.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.07 billion. DXC Technology’s revenue for the quarter was up 229.4% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that DXC Technology will post 7.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 16th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 6th were given a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 5th.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on DXC shares. Barclays upped their target price on shares of DXC Technology from $90.00 to $100.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. KeyCorp reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $99.00 price target (up previously from $92.00) on shares of DXC Technology in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Cantor Fitzgerald upped their price target on shares of DXC Technology from $79.00 to $87.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Citigroup upped their price target on shares of DXC Technology from $97.00 to $101.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of DXC Technology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $102.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $102.12.

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About DXC Technology

DXC Technology Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology services and solutions primarily in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It operates through two segments, Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Infrastructure Services (GIS). The GBS segment offers technology solutions comprising consulting, applications services, and software.

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