Media coverage about Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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. Huaneng Power International earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.6131334401518 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Several analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc upgraded shares of Huaneng Power International from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. BidaskClub cut shares of Huaneng Power International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. ValuEngine cut shares of Huaneng Power International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Macquarie upgraded shares of Huaneng Power International from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.00.
Shares of Huaneng Power International (NYSE HNP) traded down 0.38% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $26.26. 39,656 shares of the stock traded hands. Huaneng Power International has a 12 month low of $23.70 and a 12 month high of $31.85. The company has a market cap of $9.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.47 and a beta of 0.75. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $26.36 and a 200 day moving average of $27.85.
The company also recently announced a None dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd were paid a dividend of $1.494 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 20th. Huaneng Power International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 171.26%.
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