News headlines about Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Calgon Carbon earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.74422011231 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on CCC shares. ValuEngine upgraded Calgon Carbon from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut Calgon Carbon from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, February 15th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.63.
Shares of Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) traded down $0.05 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $21.50. The company had a trading volume of 2,804,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,464,459. Calgon Carbon has a 52-week low of $12.00 and a 52-week high of $22.10. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,090.00, a PE ratio of 39.09 and a beta of 1.03. The company has a quick ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 2.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 5th will be given a $0.05 dividend. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 2nd. Calgon Carbon’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 36.36%.
Calgon Carbon Company Profile
Calgon Carbon Corporation is a manufacturer of activated carbon, with capabilities in ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection. The Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a range of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes. The Company operates through four segments: Activated Carbon and Service, Equipment, Consumer and Other.
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