Media coverage about Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Piper Jaffray Companies earned a media sentiment score of 0.83 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an news buzz score of 2 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Piper Jaffray Companies’ analysis:
- Hotel developer pursues project at prime SoBro site (finance.yahoo.com)
- Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC) versus Futu (FHL) Critical Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- EU offers PM May Brexit pause to October 31 (feeds.reuters.com)
- EU to grant May a Brexit delay, with conditions (feeds.reuters.com)
- Gen Z prefers Instagram when hearing from brands, Piper Jaffray says (marketingdive.com)
Piper Jaffray Companies stock traded up $0.24 during trading on Monday, hitting $75.18. 68,622 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 70,136. Piper Jaffray Companies has a 52 week low of $61.35 and a 52 week high of $85.80. The company has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.26 and a beta of 1.35.
A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine raised Piper Jaffray Companies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. TheStreet raised Piper Jaffray Companies from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 13th.
Piper Jaffray Companies Company Profile
Piper Jaffray Companies operates as an investment bank and asset management firm that serves corporations, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities, and institutional investors in the United States and internationally. The company's Capital Markets segment offers investment banking and institutional sales, trading, and research services for various equity and fixed income products.
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