Media coverage about Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of press 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. Huaneng Power International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.3551063707523 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) opened at 25.45 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $9.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.35 and a beta of 0.73. Huaneng Power International has a one year low of $23.70 and a one year high of $31.85. The company has a 50-day moving average of $27.79 and a 200 day moving average of $27.96.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on HNP shares. TheStreet lowered shares of Huaneng Power International from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Huaneng Power International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. Citigroup Inc raised shares of Huaneng Power International from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 26th. Finally, Macquarie raised shares of Huaneng Power International from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $33.00.
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