Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (BWP) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

Media stories about Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE:BWP) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment 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. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.4883378925115 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE:BWP) traded up $0.02 on Tuesday, reaching $14.30. 598,700 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 818,313. The firm has a market cap of $3,580.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.42 and a beta of 0.74. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. has a 1-year low of $13.40 and a 1-year high of $18.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a current ratio of 0.56.

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE:BWP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The pipeline company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $300.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $324.85 million. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. had a net margin of 22.50% and a return on equity of 7.55%. The business’s revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.19 EPS. analysts forecast that Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. will post 1.41 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 9th were issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 8th. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P.’s dividend payout ratio is currently 33.90%.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) assumed coverage on shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. in a research report on Friday. They issued a “sell” rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $22.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, UBS AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective (down previously from $22.00) on shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.50.

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Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. Company Profile

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP is a limited partnership company. The Company’s business includes integrated natural gas and natural gas liquids, and other hydrocarbons (referred to together as NGLs) pipeline and storage systems. The Company is engaged in the operation of interstate natural gas and NGLs pipeline systems, and integrated storage facilities, including interstate natural gas pipeline systems located in the Gulf Coast region, Oklahoma, Arkansas and the Midwestern states of Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, and its NGLs pipelines and storage facilities in Louisiana and Texas.

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