News articles about Rice Midstream Partners (NYSE:RMP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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. Rice Midstream Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.2468584145109 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on RMP shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Rice Midstream Partners from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Monday, December 18th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Rice Midstream Partners in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Tudor Pickering reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Rice Midstream Partners in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Rice Midstream Partners from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Scotiabank set a $23.00 target price on shares of Rice Midstream Partners and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Rice Midstream Partners presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $22.00.
Rice Midstream Partners (NYSE:RMP) traded up $0.18 on Thursday, reaching $20.37. 15,358 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 549,603. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. The company has a market cap of $1,480.55, a PE ratio of 11.70, a P/E/G ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 1.10. Rice Midstream Partners has a 1-year low of $16.87 and a 1-year high of $26.42.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 2nd were paid a $0.2917 dividend. This represents a $1.17 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. This is a boost from Rice Midstream Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. Rice Midstream Partners’s dividend payout ratio is 68.02%.
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Rice Midstream Partners Company Profile
Rice Midstream Partners LP owns, operates, develops and acquires midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin. The Company’s segments are gathering and compression, and water services. The gathering and compression segment provides natural gas gathering and compression services for Rice Energy Inc (Rice Energy) and third parties in the Appalachian Basin.
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