News stories about EnLink Midstream Partners (NYSE:ENLK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. EnLink Midstream Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 47.1480376258949 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
EnLink Midstream Partners (NYSE:ENLK) traded down $0.02 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $16.51. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 672,425 shares, compared to its average volume of 788,338. EnLink Midstream Partners has a one year low of $14.43 and a one year high of $19.59. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a current ratio of 0.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,770.00, a PE ratio of -71.78 and a beta of 2.08.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 31st were paid a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.45%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, January 30th. EnLink Midstream Partners’s dividend payout ratio is presently -678.26%.
ENLK has been the topic of several analyst reports. BidaskClub cut EnLink Midstream Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded EnLink Midstream Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. UBS Group upgraded EnLink Midstream Partners from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on EnLink Midstream Partners in a research note on Friday, November 17th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, Bank of America initiated coverage on EnLink Midstream Partners in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.33.
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About EnLink Midstream Partners
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP is a midstream company. The Company’s business activities are conducted through its subsidiary, EnLink Midstream Operating, LP (the Operating Partnership) and the subsidiaries of the Operating Partnership. The Company operates through five segments: Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Crude and Condensate, and Corporate.
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