Media headlines about Delta Natural Gas (NASDAQ:DGAS) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Delta Natural Gas earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.8921416151717 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Delta Natural Gas (NASDAQ:DGAS) remained flat at $$30.69 during trading hours on Tuesday. 42,600 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 11,826. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 2.33 and a quick ratio of 1.87. Delta Natural Gas has a 1-year low of $22.06 and a 1-year high of $31.29.
Separately, ValuEngine raised Delta Natural Gas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 8th.
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Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc distributes or transports natural gas to approximately 36,000 customers. The Company’s segments include regulated segment and non-regulated segment. Through regulated segment, the Company distributes natural gas to its retail customers in approximately 23 rural counties.
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