Headlines about Natural Resource Partners (NYSE:NRP) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Natural Resource Partners earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the energy company an impact score of 44.9807125574838 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Natural Resource Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Natural Resource Partners from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd.
Natural Resource Partners traded down $0.40, hitting $31.85, during trading hours on Tuesday, MarketBeat reports. 14,023 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 27,634. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.99, a current ratio of 0.84 and a quick ratio of 0.76. Natural Resource Partners has a 1 year low of $22.81 and a 1 year high of $37.70. The company has a market capitalization of $386.36 million, a P/E ratio of 6.76 and a beta of 0.54.
In other news, Director Paul B. Murphy, Jr. purchased 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 7th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $32.31 per share, with a total value of $113,085.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 39.00% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Natural Resource Partners Company Profile
Natural Resource Partners L.P., through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, manages, and leases mineral properties in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Coal Royalty and Other; Soda Ash; and Construction Aggregates. It owns interests in coal, trona and soda ash, construction aggregates, and other natural resources.
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