Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Dominion Energy (D) Stock Price

News coverage about Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dominion Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.9736563398689 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on D shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on Dominion Energy from $78.00 to $82.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Dominion Energy in a report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised Dominion Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $86.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Bank of America started coverage on Dominion Energy in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $80.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Gabelli reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Dominion Energy in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Dominion Energy has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $82.10.

Dominion Energy (D) traded up $0.20 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $74.99. 6,530,000 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,790,000. Dominion Energy has a 12-month low of $70.87 and a 12-month high of $85.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.67, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a current ratio of 0.47. The stock has a market cap of $48,260.00, a PE ratio of 22.12, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.30 and a beta of 0.30.

Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The utilities provider reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $3.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.31 billion. Dominion Energy had a net margin of 17.21% and a return on equity of 13.32%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.14 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Dominion Energy will post 3.6 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Dominion Energy news, Director John W. Harris sold 5,616 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.71, for a total transaction of $453,267.36. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 18,920 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,527,033.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 0.37% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Dominion Energy Company Profile

Dominion Energy, Inc, formerly Dominion Resources, Inc, is a producer and transporter of energy. Dominion is focused on its investment in regulated electric generation, transmission and distribution and regulated natural gas transmission and distribution infrastructure. It operates through three segments: Dominion Virginia Power operating segment (DVP), Dominion Generation, Dominion Energy, and Corporate and Other.

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