Press coverage about China Petroleum & Chemical (NYSE:SNP) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. China Petroleum & Chemical earned a media sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.8431156304024 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of China Petroleum & Chemical (NYSE SNP) opened at $77.59 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $124,900.00, a PE ratio of 10.54, a PEG ratio of 2.13 and a beta of 1.39. The company has a quick ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14. China Petroleum & Chemical has a twelve month low of $69.60 and a twelve month high of $89.68.
Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. HSBC lowered shares of China Petroleum & Chemical from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Jefferies Group upgraded shares of China Petroleum & Chemical from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of China Petroleum & Chemical from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $93.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Macquarie lowered shares of China Petroleum & Chemical from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of China Petroleum & Chemical from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $93.00.
China Petroleum & Chemical Company Profile
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation is a China-based energy and chemical company. The Company’s segments include Exploration and Development segment, Refining segment, Marketing and Distribution segment, Chemicals segment, and Corporate and Others segment. Exploration and Development segment explores and develops oil fields, as well as produces crude oil and natural gas.
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