Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact SEA (SE) Stock Price

Press coverage about SEA (NYSE:SE) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SEA earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.7546809200976 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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

SEA opened at $11.74 on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The company has a current ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.15. SEA has a twelve month low of $11.08 and a twelve month high of $11.81.

SEA (NYSE:SE) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 16th. The pipeline company reported ($0.61) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.60) by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $197.04 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $159.54 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 81.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.39) EPS.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of SEA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of SEA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.00.

SEA Company Profile

Sea Limited engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in the Greater Southeast Asia. The company operates through three segments: Digital Entertainment, E-commerce and Digital Financial services. It provides Garena digital entertainment platform for users to access mobile and PC online games, and eSports operations; and access to other entertainment content, such as live streaming of online gameplay and social features.

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