News articles about Orange SA (NASDAQ:ORAN) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Orange SA earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media stories about the technology company an impact score of 73 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Orange SA (NASDAQ:ORAN) traded up 1.2442% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $17.0799. The company had a trading volume of 209,746 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $15.77 and a 200-day moving average of $15.34. The firm has a market capitalization of $45.43 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.1016. Orange SA has a one year low of $13.98 and a one year high of $17.78.
The business also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.4227 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 5.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th.
Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Orange SA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, April 1st. Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on Orange SA in a report on Monday, January 23rd. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. BNP Paribas downgraded Orange SA from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 2nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Orange SA in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.00.
Orange SA Company Profile
Orange SA is a telecommunications operator. The Company also provides telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. The Company’s segments include France, Spain, Poland, Belgium and Luxembourg, Central European countries, Africa and Middle East, Enterprise, and International Carriers & Shared Services.
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