Media coverage about Star Gas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SGU) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Star Gas Partners, L.P. earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 47.8027965960362 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, BidaskClub raised Star Gas Partners, L.P. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th.
Shares of Star Gas Partners, L.P. (NYSE SGU) traded down 1.252% during trading on Thursday, hitting $11.124. The stock had a trading volume of 14,216 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $10.95 and a 200-day moving average price of $10.33. Star Gas Partners, L.P. has a 52 week low of $9.00 and a 52 week high of $11.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $621.69 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.167 and a beta of 0.29.
Star Gas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SGU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The pipeline company reported ($0.24) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.17) by ($0.07). Star Gas Partners, L.P. had a net margin of 1.96% and a return on equity of 7.90%. The firm had revenue of $225.80 million for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Star Gas Partners, L.P. will post $0.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About Star Gas Partners, L.P.
Star Gas Partners, L.P. is a service energy provider. The Company is a home heating oil and propane distributor and services provider. It also sells gasoline and diesel fuel to customers on a delivery only basis. The Company installs, maintains and repairs heating and air conditioning equipment, and provides these services outside its customer base, including service contracts for natural gas and other heating systems.
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