News coverage about Hoegh LNG Partners (NYSE:HMLP) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hoegh LNG Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the shipping company an impact score of 47.1525230237782 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Höegh LNG : Mandatory Notification of Trade – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Hoegh LNG Partners LP (HMLP) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $32.49 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP) to “Hold” (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.35 Earnings Per Share Expected for Hoegh LNG Partners LP (HMLP) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- What’s Driving Höegh LNG Partners’ Earnings Margin Higher? (marketrealist.com)
HMLP has been the subject of several analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered Hoegh LNG Partners from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hoegh LNG Partners from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. ValuEngine upgraded Hoegh LNG Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Citigroup upped their price target on Hoegh LNG Partners from $21.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $21.50.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 2nd were given a $0.43 dividend. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 1st. Hoegh LNG Partners’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 109.55%.
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About Hoegh LNG Partners
Hoegh LNG Partners LP owns, operates and acquires floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs), liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers and other LNG infrastructure assets under long-term charters. The Company’s segments include Majority held FSRUs, Joint venture FSRUs and other. The Majority held FSRUs segment includes the direct financing lease related to the PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) Tbk (PGN) FSRU Lampung and the operating lease related to the Hoegh Gallant.
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