News coverage about Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE:PNY) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Piedmont Natural Gas earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 43.5958732291153 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of PNY stock traded down $0.02 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $60.02. 8,077,900 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 475,012. Piedmont Natural Gas has a 52-week low of $40.30 and a 52-week high of $60.35. The company has a quick ratio of 0.47, a current ratio of 0.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20.
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About Piedmont Natural Gas
Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc is an energy services company. The Company’s principal business is the distribution of natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial and power generation customers in portions of North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, including customers served by municipalities, which are its wholesale customers.
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