Media stories about Euronav NV (NASDAQ:EURN) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Euronav NV earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the shipping company an impact score of 45.7390983611949 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Active Runners: Euronav NV, (NYSE: EURN), Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: PTLA) – Stocks In The News (press release) (tradingnewsnow.com)
- Euronav NV (EURN) Upgraded to “Hold” at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- Euronav NV (EURN) noted a price change of 1.24% and The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) closes with a move of 0.19% – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- Euronav NV (EURN) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
EURN has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Euronav NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.50 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Euronav NV from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Euronav NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $8.00 target price on shares of Euronav NV in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Euronav NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Euronav NV presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.63.
Shares of Euronav NV (NASDAQ EURN) traded down 1.16% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.50. 379,495 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $7.94 and a 200 day moving average of $7.75. Euronav NV has a 1-year low of $6.65 and a 1-year high of $8.60. The company has a market capitalization of $1.34 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.43.
The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 26th were given a $0.06 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, September 25th.
About Euronav NV
Euronav NV, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages a fleet of vessels for the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Tankers; and Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Operations. As of April 4, 2017, it owned and operated a fleet of 55 double hulled vessels, including 31 very large crude carriers, 1 V-Plus vessel, 19 Suezmax vessels, and 2 floating, storage, and offloading vessels, as well as 2 Suezmax vessels under construction.
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