News headlines about Koninklijke Philips (NYSE:PHG) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Koninklijke Philips earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.3991711036788 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Koninklijke Philips NV (PHG) stock price is 1.60% up from 50 SMA – Analyst Recommendation (press release) (blog) (analystrecommendation.com)
- Koninklijke Philips (PHG) & Vicor (VICR) Head to Head Review (americanbankingnews.com)
- Koninklijke Philips NV (PHG) Eye Catching Volume Move in Focus – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- Koninklijke Philips NV, (NYSE: PHG) – Hot Stock to Track – Stock Watch (stocksnewstimes.com)
- Focus on Technical Insights: Koninklijke Philips NV (PHG) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
Koninklijke Philips stock opened at $40.00 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a current ratio of 1.47 and a quick ratio of 1.13. The stock has a market capitalization of $36,871.66, a PE ratio of 30.16, a PEG ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 1.31. Koninklijke Philips has a 52 week low of $31.40 and a 52 week high of $42.35.
The business also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 8th will be paid a $0.9917 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.43%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 7th. This is a boost from Koninklijke Philips’s previous annual dividend of $0.86. Koninklijke Philips’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 35.96%.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on PHG shares. ValuEngine downgraded Koninklijke Philips from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised Koninklijke Philips from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised Koninklijke Philips from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Koninklijke Philips currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $40.50.
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About Koninklijke Philips
Koninklijke Philips N.V. is the Netherlands-based health technology company. The Company’s segments include Personal Health businesses, Diagnosis & Treatment businesses, Connected Care & Health Informatics businesses, HealthTech Other and Legacy Items. The Personal Health businesses segment is engaged in the health continuum, delivering integrated, connected solutions that support healthier lifestyles and those living with chronic disease.
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