News stories about Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Seadrill earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.6330092296248 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
Shares of Seadrill (NYSE SDRL) opened at $0.30 on Tuesday. Seadrill has a 1 year low of $0.15 and a 1 year high of $4.59. The company has a market capitalization of $149.82, a PE ratio of 0.51 and a beta of 3.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 0.50 and a current ratio of 0.50.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Seadrill from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd.
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Seadrill Limited is an offshore drilling contractor providing offshore drilling services to the oil and gas industry. The Company’s primary business is the ownership and operation of drillships, semi-submersible rigs and jack-up rigs for operations in shallow-, mid-, deep-, and ultra deepwater areas, and in benign and harsh environments.
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