Media headlines about Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dynegy earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 66 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- First Week of DYN August 18th Options Trading (stockoptionschannel.com)
- Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl : Appoints Arthur J. Shannon As Senior Vice President, Head Of Investor Relations And Communications (4-traders.com)
- Builders Firstsource Incorporated (NASDAQ:BLDR) Sellers Increased By 3.02% Their Shorts (healthcaremenu.net)
- Coal’s Decline Spreads Far Beyond Appalachia (foxbusiness.com)
- Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Insider Mark P. Long Sells 3034 Shares (campdesrecrues.com)
Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) remained flat at $8.18 during midday trading on Tuesday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,319,534 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.07 billion. Dynegy has a 12 month low of $5.84 and a 12 month high of $18.39. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $7.63 and its 200-day moving average price is $8.10.
Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. The utilities provider reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.42. Dynegy had a negative net margin of 14.25% and a negative return on equity of 14.18%. The firm had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.24 billion. Equities research analysts forecast that Dynegy will post ($0.62) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
DYN has been the subject of several recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) initiated coverage on shares of Dynegy in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $10.00 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Dynegy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $8.00 price target on shares of Dynegy in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised shares of Dynegy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and raised their price target for the company from $6.00 to $7.00 in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Dynegy presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.25.
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In related news, insider Robert C. Flexon acquired 15,000 shares of Dynegy stock in a transaction on Friday, March 24th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $7.16 per share, for a total transaction of $107,400.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 1.80% of the company’s stock.
Dynegy Inc (Dynegy) is a holding company and conducts the business operations through its subsidiaries. The primary business of Dynegy is the production and sale of electric energy, capacity and ancillary services from the fleet of 18 operating power plants in six states totaling approximately 12,300 megawatt (MW) of generating capacity.
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