Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS) Share Price

News headlines about Transportadora de Gas del Sur (NYSE:TGS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Transportadora de Gas del Sur earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the energy company an impact score of 45.3931094867815 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

TGS has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Santander lowered shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur from a “hold” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.00.

Shares of Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS) traded down $0.55 on Monday, reaching $21.22. 356,280 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 225,787. The company has a market cap of $3,459.23, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.32 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a quick ratio of 1.49, a current ratio of 1.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68. Transportadora de Gas del Sur has a 12-month low of $10.26 and a 12-month high of $24.22.

Transportadora de Gas del Sur (NYSE:TGS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The energy company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $152.17 million during the quarter. Transportadora de Gas del Sur had a net margin of 21.43% and a return on equity of 66.26%. research analysts anticipate that Transportadora de Gas del Sur will post 0.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Transportadora de Gas del Sur

Transportadora de Gas del Sur SA is engaged in the transportation of natural gas and production and commercialization of natural gas liquids (Liquids). The Company operates through four segments: Natural Gas Transportation Services, Liquids Production and Commercialization, Other Services and Telecommunications.

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