Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Huaneng Power International (HNP) Stock Price

Media coverage about Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Huaneng Power International earned a news sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.3327175363982 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) opened at $26.52 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $10,077.87, a P/E ratio of 38.43, a PEG ratio of 2.33 and a beta of 0.79. The company has a current ratio of 0.33, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29. Huaneng Power International has a twelve month low of $23.70 and a twelve month high of $31.85.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine cut Huaneng Power International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Huaneng Power International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.00.

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