Media coverage about Martin Midstream Partners (NASDAQ:MMLP) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Martin Midstream Partners earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 45.9345699485133 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Zacks: Brokerages Expect Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (MMLP) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $261.71 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (MMLP) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.41 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP) Given New $17.00 Price Target at Stifel Nicolaus (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks Investment Research Lowers Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
MMLP traded up $0.05 during trading on Friday, hitting $13.90. 70,764 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 109,341. The stock has a market capitalization of $532.20, a P/E ratio of 31.59, a PEG ratio of 6.74 and a beta of 1.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.72. Martin Midstream Partners has a 12-month low of $12.70 and a 12-month high of $20.55.
Several equities analysts recently commented on MMLP shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Martin Midstream Partners from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Martin Midstream Partners in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Stifel Nicolaus set a $15.00 price target on shares of Martin Midstream Partners and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Martin Midstream Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Martin Midstream Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.17.
About Martin Midstream Partners
Martin Midstream Partners L.P. is a limited partnership with a set of operations focused in the United States Gulf Coast region. The Company’s four business lines include terminalling and storage services for petroleum products and by-products, including the refining of naphthenic crude oil and the blending and packaging of finished lubricants; natural gas services, including liquids transportation and distribution services, and natural gas storage; sulfur and sulfur-based products processing, manufacturing, marketing and distribution, and marine transportation services for petroleum products and by-products.
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