Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact CVR Partners (UAN) Stock Price

News headlines about CVR Partners (NYSE:UAN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CVR Partners earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.7632735630684 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on UAN shares. Zacks Investment Research cut CVR Partners from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. Cowen reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of CVR Partners in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. CVR Partners has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.50.

Shares of CVR Partners (NYSE UAN) opened at $3.99 on Friday. CVR Partners has a 12 month low of $2.58 and a 12 month high of $6.95. The stock has a market capitalization of $452.00, a P/E ratio of -7.53 and a beta of 1.46. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 2.02.

CVR Partners (NYSE:UAN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The basic materials company reported ($0.28) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.10) by ($0.18). CVR Partners had a negative return on equity of 9.91% and a negative net margin of 17.75%. The company had revenue of $69.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $82.51 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.12) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that CVR Partners will post -0.55 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, major shareholder Gso Capital Partners Lp sold 1,900,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.00, for a total value of $5,700,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

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CVR Partners Company Profile

CVR Partners, LP is a limited partnership formed by CVR Energy, Inc (CVR Energy) to own, operate and grow its nitrogen fertilizer business. The Company produces and distributes nitrogen fertilizer products, which are used by farmers to manage the yield and quality of their crops. As of December 31, 2016, the Company produced its nitrogen fertilizer products at two manufacturing facilities, located in Coffeyville, Kansas and East Dubuque, Illinois.

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