Media stories about Pembina Pipeline Corp. (NYSE:PBA) (TSE:PPL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pembina Pipeline Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.4905301352654 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Pembina Pipeline Corp. (PBA) Increases Dividend to $0.14 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is a Cash Cow | The Motley Fool … – The Motley Fool Canada (fool.ca)
- The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) has a value of $62.64 per share While Pembina Pipeline Corporation (PBA) is stand at … – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- Pembina Pipeline Corporation (PBA) Stocks Unveil Winning EPS Growth Rate – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Pembina Pipeline Corp. Ordinary (NYSE:PBA) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume – Modern Readers (modernreaders.com)
Shares of Pembina Pipeline Corp. (NYSE PBA) opened at 33.54 on Tuesday. Pembina Pipeline Corp. has a 52 week low of $27.44 and a 52 week high of $34.97. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $32.74 and a 200 day moving average price of $32.54. The company has a market capitalization of $13.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.24 and a beta of 0.72.
Pembina Pipeline Corp. (NYSE:PBA) (TSE:PPL) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $1.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.36 billion. Pembina Pipeline Corp. had a net margin of 12.12% and a return on equity of 8.60%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Pembina Pipeline Corp. will post $1.44 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.139 per share. This represents a $1.67 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.97%. This is a boost from Pembina Pipeline Corp.’s previous monthly dividend of $0.13. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 22nd. Pembina Pipeline Corp.’s dividend payout ratio is presently 168.04%.
A number of analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Pembina Pipeline Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Pembina Pipeline Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, AltaCorp Capital upgraded Pembina Pipeline Corp. from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Pembina Pipeline Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $43.00.
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About Pembina Pipeline Corp.
Pembina Pipeline Corporation is an energy transportation and service provider. The Company operates through four segments. The Conventional Pipelines segment consists of the tariff-based operations of pipelines and related facilities to deliver crude oil, condensate and natural gas liquids (NGL) in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and North Dakota, United States.
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