News coverage about Calpine (NYSE:CPN) has been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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. Calpine earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.0109720624626 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on CPN shares. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Calpine in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Calpine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Calpine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.75.

Shares of Calpine (CPN) traded up $0.01 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $15.25. 4,962,200 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,558,254. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.65, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a current ratio of 1.23. Calpine has a 52-week low of $9.30 and a 52-week high of $15.25. The firm has a market cap of $5,500.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -15.89.

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Calpine Company Profile

Calpine Corporation is a power generation company. The Company is engaged in the ownership and operation of primarily natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. The Company’s segments include West (including geothermal), Texas and East (including Canada). In the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, the Company has generating units capable of burning either natural gas or fuel oil.

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