News stories about Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) (TSE:G) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Goldcorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.9745708151648 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) – Stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) – Brief Analysis – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- News Roundup: Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG), PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) – The Oracle Examiner (oracleexaminer.com)
- Manage Your Risk Before Making Any Investment Decision – Goldcorp Inc., (NYSE: GG) – Stock Watch (stocksnewstimes.com)
- Investors’ React on Long-Term Obligation- Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) – Stock News Stop (stockmarketstop.com)
- Notable Indicators to Study Before Making Any Investment Decision: Goldcorp Inc (NYSE: GG) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
GG has been the subject of several research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on shares of Goldcorp from $16.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. HSBC lowered shares of Goldcorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $14.80 price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Desjardins lowered shares of Goldcorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Goldcorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of Goldcorp from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $15.50 to $19.00 in a report on Monday, January 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.51.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, March 15th will be paid a $0.02 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 14th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.61%. Goldcorp’s payout ratio is 10.53%.
Goldcorp Inc is a gold producer engaged in the operation, exploration, development and acquisition of precious metal properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. The Company is engaged in the sale of gold, silver, lead, zinc and copper. The Company’s segments include Red Lake Gold Mines Ontario Partnership (Red Lake), Goldcorp Canada Ltd./Goldcorp Inc (Porcupine), Musselwhite, Les Mines Opinaca Ltee (Eleonore), Minera Penasquito SA de C.V.
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