News headlines about Neff Corp (NYSE:NEFF) have trended somewhat positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Neff Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected AlphaOne’s scoring:

NEFF has been the subject of a number of research reports. Bank of America Corp raised Neff Corp from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. Piper Jaffray Companies lifted their target price on Neff Corp from $18.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of Neff Corp in a report on Friday, March 3rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Neff Corp from $16.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.80.

Shares of Neff Corp (NYSE:NEFF) traded up 1.08% on Monday, hitting $18.80. The company had a trading volume of 76,710 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $166.62 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.19 and a beta of 3.65. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $18.74 and a 200 day moving average price of $14.90. Neff Corp has a 1-year low of $8.05 and a 1-year high of $21.25.

Neff Corp (NYSE:NEFF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.03. Neff Corp had a net margin of 2.32% and a negative return on equity of 8.08%. The business had revenue of $95.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $93.16 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.31 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Neff Corp will post $1.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Neff Corp

Neff Corporation is an equipment rental company. The Company offers an array of equipment rental solutions for its customer base, including infrastructure, non-residential construction, oil and gas, and residential construction customers. Its fleet of equipment includes earthmoving, material handling, aerial and other rental equipment.

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