Calpine (CPN) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.11
Press coverage about Calpine (NYSE:CPN) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive 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 negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Calpine earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.1697508872672 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Several analysts recently weighed in on CPN shares. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Calpine in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of Calpine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.96.
Calpine opened at $15.25 on Wednesday, MarketBeat reports. Calpine has a 12-month low of $9.30 and a 12-month high of $15.25. 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 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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