Media headlines about Advanced Emissions Solutions (NASDAQ:ADES) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Emissions Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.7675484620551 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Advanced Emissions Solutions Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Advanced Emissions Solutions EPS in-line, misses on revenue (seekingalpha.com)
- Street expectation from Advanced Emissions Solutions Inc NASDAQ:ADES And Akebia Therapeutics Inc NASDAQ:AKBA today? (stockmarketdaily.co)
- ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Algae Biofuels Program targets 10,000 barrels per day by 2025 (pennenergy.com)
- ExxonMobil, Synthetic Genomics advance algae biofuels program (biomassmagazine.com)
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on ADES. HC Wainwright set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Advanced Emissions Solutions and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. ValuEngine cut shares of Advanced Emissions Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Advanced Emissions Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Advanced Emissions Solutions currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.67.
Advanced Emissions Solutions declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Monday, December 4th that allows the company to repurchase $10.00 million in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the industrial products company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 21st were given a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, February 20th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.46%. Advanced Emissions Solutions’s payout ratio is 77.52%.
In other Advanced Emissions Solutions news, Director Fundamental Advisers Sp L. Alta purchased 262,266 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $9.89 per share, with a total value of $2,593,810.74. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 8.49% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About Advanced Emissions Solutions
ADA-ES, Inc (ADA) develops, offers, and implements environmental technologies and provides equipment and specialty chemicals that enable coal-fueled power plants to meet emissions regulations by enhancing existing air pollution control equipment. ADA’s wholly owned subsidiaries include Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc, ADA Intellectual Property, LLC and ADA Environmental Solutions, LLC.
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