News stories about Euronav NV (NASDAQ:EURN) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Euronav NV earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the shipping company an impact score of 46.2405768391678 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Euronav NV (EURN) traded up 0.314% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $7.975. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 544,218 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $7.97 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.04. The firm has a market cap of $1.26 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.042. Euronav NV has a one year low of $6.65 and a one year high of $8.93.
The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 26th will be paid a $0.06 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 25th.
EURN has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Euronav NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.50 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, June 26th. BidaskClub upgraded Euronav NV from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. ValuEngine downgraded Euronav NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Euronav NV from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Euronav NV currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.50.
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Euronav NV Company Profile
Euronav NV, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages a fleet of vessels for the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Tankers; and Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Operations. As of April 4, 2017, it owned and operated a fleet of 55 double hulled vessels, including 31 very large crude carriers, 1 V-Plus vessel, 19 Suezmax vessels, and 2 floating, storage, and offloading vessels, as well as 2 Suezmax vessels under construction.
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