Press coverage about Algonquin Power & Utilities (NYSE:AQN) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Algonquin Power & Utilities earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.9684284865832 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Algonquin Power & Utilities from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday.
Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN) traded down $0.23 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $10.43. 148,582 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 131,088. Algonquin Power & Utilities has a 12-month low of $8.77 and a 12-month high of $11.34. The company has a quick ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32. The company has a market cap of $4,125.81, a P/E ratio of 27.45, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 0.73.
Algonquin Power & Utilities (NYSE:AQN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The utilities provider reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.03. Algonquin Power & Utilities had a net margin of 10.20% and a return on equity of 8.30%. research analysts predict that Algonquin Power & Utilities will post 0.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th were paid a dividend of $0.1165 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.47 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.47%. Algonquin Power & Utilities’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 123.68%.
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Algonquin Power & Utilities Company Profile
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of utility assets in North America. The company generates and sells electrical energy through a portfolio of non-regulated renewable and clean energy power generation facilities.
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