Media stories about Venator Materials (NYSE:VNTR) have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Venator Materials earned a media sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 48.2030963590104 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Venator Materials (VNTR) opened at $19.65 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.77, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,090.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.06. Venator Materials has a 12-month low of $17.85 and a 12-month high of $26.90.
Venator Materials (NYSE:VNTR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 23rd. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.66 by ($0.05). The business had revenue of $528.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $539.36 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Venator Materials will post 3.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Director Kathy Dawn Patrick acquired 4,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $20.45 per share, for a total transaction of $92,025.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Corp Huntsman sold 1,948,955 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.66, for a total value of $42,214,365.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
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Venator Materials Company Profile
Venator Materials PLC is a manufacturer and marketer of chemical products. The Company is engaged in manufacturing titanium dioxide (TiO2), functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment and water treatment products. It operates through two segments: Titanium Dioxide and Performance Additives.
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