Teck Resources (TECK) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.21

Headlines about Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) (TSE:TECK) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Teck Resources earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.2591748701884 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. Scotiabank upgraded Teck Resources from an “outperform” rating to a “focus list” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. ValuEngine cut Teck Resources from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research cut Teck Resources from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. BMO Capital Markets increased their target price on Teck Resources from $40.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, September 25th. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Teck Resources in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.94.

Teck Resources (TECK) traded up $0.19 during trading on Friday, hitting $29.43. 3,419,806 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,280,000. Teck Resources has a one year low of $14.56 and a one year high of $30.79. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a quick ratio of 1.42 and a current ratio of 2.17. The firm has a market cap of $16,970.00, a P/E ratio of 8.63, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 1.31.

Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) (TSE:TECK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The basic materials company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.95 by ($0.09). Teck Resources had a return on equity of 15.16% and a net margin of 19.72%. analysts expect that Teck Resources will post 3.67 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a special dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th were paid a $0.3141 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 14th. This represents a yield of 0.72%. Teck Resources’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 4.69%.

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Teck Resources Company Profile

Teck Resources Ltd is engaged in the business of exploring for, acquiring, developing and producing natural resources. The Company’s activities are organized into business units that are focused on steelmaking coal, copper, zinc and energy. It operates in five segments: steelmaking coal, copper, zinc, energy and corporate.

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