Press coverage about Companhia Paranaense de Energia (NYSE:ELP) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Companhia Paranaense de Energia earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.5368084222526 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, ValuEngine raised Companhia Paranaense de Energia from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st.
Companhia Paranaense de Energia (NYSE:ELP) opened at $7.03 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 0.81 and a quick ratio of 0.79. Companhia Paranaense de Energia has a 52-week low of $6.70 and a 52-week high of $11.43. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,800.00, a PE ratio of 7.25 and a beta of 1.53.
Companhia Paranaense de Energia (NYSE:ELP) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The utilities provider reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter. Companhia Paranaense de Energia had a return on equity of 5.70% and a net margin of 6.46%.
About Companhia Paranaense de Energia
Companhia Paranaense de Energia is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in the Brazilian State of Parana. The Company also provides telecommunications and other services. Its segments are Power generation and transmission (GET), Power distribution and sales (DIS), Telecommunications (TEL), GAS and Holding Company (HOL).
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