Media stories about Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dynegy earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.5874847349242 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Payouts to US Power Generators Climb 83% in PJM Auction (bloomberg.com)
- Study: Solar Can Fill Gap in Dynegy Coal Plant Closures (publicnewsservice.org)
- Middle Fork Vermilion – Under Siege a Second Time (americanrivers.org)
- Replacing Coal Power with Solar and Wind Will Cost Far More Than it Saves (westernjournal.com)
- PPO Below Signal on Shares of Dynegy Inc 7.00% Tangible Equi (DYNC) (fisherbusinessnews.com)
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of Dynegy in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dynegy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Guggenheim restated a “buy” rating on shares of Dynegy in a research report on Tuesday, April 10th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Dynegy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.57.
Shares of DYN stock opened at $12.81 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $1.85 billion, a P/E ratio of 58.23 and a beta of 1.59. Dynegy has a twelve month low of $5.84 and a twelve month high of $13.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.40, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.45.
Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The utilities provider reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.33) by $0.34. The business had revenue of $994.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.17 billion. Dynegy had a negative return on equity of 11.03% and a net margin of 1.57%. equities research analysts expect that Dynegy will post 1 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Dynegy Inc, through its subsidiaries, produces and sells electric energy, capacity, and ancillary services in the United States. It operates in five segments: PJM, NY/NE, ERCOT, MISO, and CAISO. The company sells its services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities. It has a fleet of 43 power plants in 12 states totaling approximately 28,000 megawatts of generating capacity.
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