News headlines about Orange (NYSE:ORAN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Orange earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.3990668140088 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
A number of research firms have commented on ORAN. Berenberg Bank raised shares of Orange from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Gabelli reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Orange in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Orange from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Bank of America raised shares of Orange from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Orange from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.00.
Shares of Orange (NYSE:ORAN) opened at $17.28 on Thursday. Orange has a 1 year low of $14.94 and a 1 year high of $17.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a current ratio of 0.74. The stock has a market cap of $46,910.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 86.40 and a beta of 0.62.
The firm also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 4th were given a dividend of $0.294 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 1st. Orange’s payout ratio is 260.00%.
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Orange Company Profile
Orange SA is a telecommunications operator. The Company also provides telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. The Company’s segments include France, Spain, Poland, Belgium and Luxembourg, Central European countries, Africa and Middle East, Enterprise, and International Carriers & Shared Services.
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