News articles about Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dorian LPG earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the shipping company an impact score of 45.9323213909118 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on LPG. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Dorian LPG from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday. Clarkson Capital raised shares of Dorian LPG from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 12th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.17.
LPG traded down $0.02 on Friday, reaching $7.67. The company had a trading volume of 249,563 shares, compared to its average volume of 223,482. The company has a market capitalization of $423.91, a P/E ratio of -14.20 and a beta of 0.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62, a current ratio of 0.65 and a quick ratio of 0.63. Dorian LPG has a 52-week low of $6.20 and a 52-week high of $10.36.
In related news, major shareholder Group Ltd Bw bought 1,100,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 26th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $7.30 per share, with a total value of $8,030,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Company insiders own 26.50% of the company’s stock.
Dorian LPG Company Profile
Dorian LPG Ltd. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is focused on owning and operating very large gas carrier (VLGCs) in the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipping industry. The Company is engaged in the transportation of LPG across the world through its ownership and operation of LPG tankers.
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