Press coverage about Nutrien (NYSE:NTR) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nutrien earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.5223941584226 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Nutrien (NTR) and Its Rivals Head to Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head-To-Head Comparison: Nutrien (NTR) & Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nutrien (NTR) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nutrien’s (NTR) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at UBS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Sanford C. Bernstein Begins Coverage on Nutrien (NTR) (americanbankingnews.com)
NTR has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nutrien from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 6th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Nutrien from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Scotiabank raised shares of Nutrien from an “outperform” rating to a “focus list” rating and set a $60.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, February 12th. Raymond James Financial dropped their price objective on shares of Nutrien from $60.00 to $58.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Finally, TD Securities lowered their target price on shares of Nutrien from $65.00 to $64.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $58.50.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 29th will be given a $0.40 dividend. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.39%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 28th. Nutrien’s dividend payout ratio is 125.98%.
Nutrien Ltd. produces and distributes potash, nitrogen, and phosphate products for agricultural, industrial, and feed customers worldwide. It offers potash crop feed, fertilizer, industrial, metal finishing, and purified acid products, as well as blends. The company is also involved in the retail operations that serve growers in seven countries across three continents.
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