News stories about Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Huaneng Power International earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.1194997013348 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Several research firms have recently commented on HNP. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Daiwa Capital Markets lowered shares of Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $30.00.
Huaneng Power International (HNP) traded up $0.50 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $26.47. 17,233 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 80,464. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29, a current ratio of 0.33 and a quick ratio of 0.29. The stock has a market cap of $10,047.46, a P/E ratio of 38.52, a P/E/G ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 0.73. Huaneng Power International has a fifty-two week low of $23.64 and a fifty-two week high of $31.85.
About Huaneng Power International
HUANENG POWER INTERNATIONAL,INC. is a China-based company principally engaged in the development, construction, operation and management of power plants. The Company mainly operates through the generation and sale of electric power. The Company also provides supply of heat. The Company operates its business both in domestic market and to overseas market.
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