Media headlines about Euronav NV (NASDAQ:EURN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Euronav NV earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the shipping company an impact score of 46.2405768391678 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Euronav NV (EURN) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Euronav NV (EURN) has a value of $8.05 per share While RPX Corporation (RPXC) is stand at $12.76 – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- Euronav NV (EURN) Upgraded to “Hold” at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- Shares Seesawing on Volume: Euronav NV (EURN) – Evergreen Caller (evergreencaller.com)
- Is The Needle Ready to Move For Euronav NV (EURN) Shares? – Financial News Review (finnewsreview.com)
Several equities research analysts have weighed in on EURN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Euronav NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.50 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. TheStreet raised Euronav NV from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. BidaskClub raised Euronav NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Euronav NV in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Euronav NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.50.
Shares of Euronav NV (NASDAQ EURN) traded down 0.313% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $7.975. The company had a trading volume of 363,847 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.042. Euronav NV has a 52-week low of $6.65 and a 52-week high of $9.27. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $7.61 and a 200 day moving average price of $7.77.
The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 26th will be issued a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 25th. This represents a yield of 1.61%.
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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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