Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (CPAC) Share Price

News stories about Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE:CPAC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.2851607249074 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE CPAC) opened at $12.57 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 3.61 and a quick ratio of 1.62. Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. has a 1-year low of $8.91 and a 1-year high of $13.39. The company has a market cap of $1,060.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.35, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.00 and a beta of 1.12.

The firm also recently announced an annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a $0.539 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. This is an increase from Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A.’s previous annual dividend of $0.43. This represents a dividend yield of 4.17%. Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A.’s dividend payout ratio is currently 238.10%.

Several research analysts have commented on CPAC shares. Scotiabank lowered shares of Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from a “sector outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $11.90 to $14.10 in a report on Saturday, September 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, October 21st. Finally, Barclays upped their price objective on shares of Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. from $11.00 to $12.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.37.

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About Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A.

Pacasmayo Cement Corp, formerly Cementos Pacasmayo SAA, is a Peru-based company principally engaged in the production, distribution and sale of construction materials. The Company is active in the development of traditional and blended cement, ready-mix concrete, mortars, quicklime, concrete blocks, diatomite bricks and aggregates, among others.

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