News headlines about Consolidated Water (NASDAQ:CWCO) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Consolidated Water earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.7976640235254 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Brokerages Expect Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (CWCO) to Announce $0.18 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Best Utilities Dividend Stocks In NasdaqGS (finance.yahoo.com)
- Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (CWCO) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.18 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- $16.05 Million in Sales Expected for Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (CWCO) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Consolidated Water from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. TheStreet raised shares of Consolidated Water from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Friday, November 24th. Finally, Roth Capital set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Consolidated Water and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th.
Consolidated Water (NASDAQ CWCO) opened at $13.00 on Friday. Consolidated Water has a 12-month low of $10.00 and a 12-month high of $13.95. The firm has a market cap of $192.90, a PE ratio of 32.50, a PEG ratio of 2.52 and a beta of 0.87.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 3rd will be issued a $0.085 dividend. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.62%. This is a boost from Consolidated Water’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 2nd. Consolidated Water’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 85.00%.
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Consolidated Water Company Profile
Consolidated Water Co Ltd. develops and operates seawater desalination plants (that utilize reverse osmosis technology) and water distribution systems in areas where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or non-existent. The Company operates in three segments: retail water operations, bulk water operations and services operations.
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