News stories about CVR Partners (NYSE:UAN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CVR Partners earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.5401728427514 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
NYSE:UAN opened at $3.09 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a current ratio of 2.12. CVR Partners has a 52 week low of $2.58 and a 52 week high of $5.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $353.44, a PE ratio of -4.83 and a beta of 1.29.
CVR Partners (NYSE:UAN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 22nd. The basic materials company reported ($0.24) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by ($0.10). CVR Partners had a negative net margin of 22.01% and a negative return on equity of 12.39%. The firm had revenue of $78.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $75.19 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.13) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that CVR Partners will post -0.6 earnings per share for the current year.
Separately, Cowen raised shares of CVR Partners from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, March 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. CVR Partners presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.00.
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About CVR Partners
CVR Partners LP is a holding company, which engages in the nitrogen fertilizer business. Its products include ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate fertilizers. The company was founded on June 1, 2007 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, TX.
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