Nutrien (NTR) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.19

Headlines about Nutrien (NYSE:NTR) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Nutrien earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 43.895181810929 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on NTR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nutrien from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $61.00 price target on the stock in a report on Saturday, January 13th. Cowen reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $60.00 price target on shares of Nutrien in a report on Thursday, January 4th. BMO Capital Markets began coverage on shares of Nutrien in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $54.00 target price on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada began coverage on shares of Nutrien in a report on Monday, January 8th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $60.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on shares of Nutrien in a report on Friday, January 26th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $55.00 target price on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Nutrien presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $59.08.

Shares of Nutrien (NTR) opened at $49.98 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.50, a current ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. The stock has a market cap of $16,796.58, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.35, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.01 and a beta of 0.43. Nutrien has a fifty-two week low of $49.84 and a fifty-two week high of $56.18.

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