Atlantic Power (AT) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

News articles about Atlantic Power (NYSE:AT) (TSE:ATP) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Atlantic Power earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.1789500898579 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Atlantic Power (NYSE AT) traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $2.40. 5,100,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 403,832. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 30.07. The stock has a market cap of $276.51, a PE ratio of -4.36 and a beta of 1.73. Atlantic Power has a one year low of $2.20 and a one year high of $2.70.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Atlantic Power from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. TD Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $2.50 price target on shares of Atlantic Power in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $2.57.

In other news, Director Gilbert Samuel Palter acquired 35,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $2.35 per share, with a total value of $82,250.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 1.60% of the company’s stock.

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About Atlantic Power

Atlantic Power Corporation (Atlantic Power) owns and operates a fleet of power generation assets in the United States and Canada. The Company’s power generation projects sell electricity to utilities and other commercial customers. Atlantic Power’s segments include East U.S., West U.S. and Canada. The Company’s East U.S.

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