News stories about Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Calgon Carbon earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.74422011231 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Financial Comparison: Calgon Carbon (CCC) versus Airgas (ARG) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Activated Carbon Market Outlook to 2025 – Osaka Gas, Haycarb, Donau Carbon, Silcarbon Aktivkohle, Prominent Systems, Oxbow Activated Carbon, Others (emailwire.com)
- Calgon Carbon increases global prices of activated carbon products (bernama.com)
- Calgon Carbon Announces Price Increase (markets.businessinsider.com)
- Calgon Carbon Announces Global Price Increase (finance.yahoo.com)
CCC has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Calgon Carbon from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. ValuEngine raised Calgon Carbon from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.63.
Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 1st. The industrial products company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $161.55 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $161.25 million. Calgon Carbon had a return on equity of 6.63% and a net margin of 3.40%. research analysts anticipate that Calgon Carbon will post 0.71 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 5th were issued a $0.05 dividend. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, March 2nd. Calgon Carbon’s payout ratio is 36.36%.
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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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