Media headlines about Pembina Pipeline Corp. (NYSE:PBA) (TSE:PPL) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pembina Pipeline Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.7404533120239 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Short Interest in Pembina Pipeline Corp (PBA) Drops By 53.2% (americanbankingnews.com)
- 3 High-Yield Stocks You Haven’t Thought Of – Madison.com (host.madison.com)
- Intact Investment Management Inc. Buys Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian … – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- PBA Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. BidaskClub cut Pembina Pipeline Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research cut Pembina Pipeline Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, AltaCorp Capital raised Pembina Pipeline Corp. from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $43.00.
Pembina Pipeline Corp. (NYSE:PBA) (TSE:PPL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The pipeline company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by ($0.09). Pembina Pipeline Corp. had a return on equity of 8.60% and a net margin of 12.12%. The company had revenue of $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.28 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.25 earnings per share. Pembina Pipeline Corp.’s revenue was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 25th will be issued a $0.144 dividend. This is a positive change from Pembina Pipeline Corp.’s previous monthly dividend of $0.14. This represents a $1.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.15%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 24th. Pembina Pipeline Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 178.35%.
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About Pembina Pipeline Corp.
Pembina Pipeline Corporation is an energy transportation and service provider. The Company operates through four segments. The Conventional Pipelines segment consists of the tariff-based operations of pipelines and related facilities to deliver crude oil, condensate and natural gas liquids (NGL) in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and North Dakota, United States.
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