Headlines about SEA (NYSE:SE) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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. SEA earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.6130277648702 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.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Rare sea turtle washes up hurt on Hilton Head. Then rescuers rushed to save its life. (islandpacket.com)
- How Beijing is winning in the South China Sea (japantimes.co.jp)
- OMV strikes gas northwest of Morvin field in the Norwegian Sea (worldoil.com)
- US strike group enters South China Sea as China deploys aircraft carrier (upi.com)
- ‘We’re losing’ sea lion fight (spokesman.com)
Shares of SE stock traded down $0.08 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $11.01. The company had a trading volume of 278,185 shares, compared to its average volume of 942,841. The company has a current ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.15. SEA has a 52-week low of $10.56 and a 52-week high of $16.99.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded SEA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, SEA has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $18.00.
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SEA Company Profile
Sea Limited, an Internet platform company, engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in Greater Southeast Asia. It provides Garena digital entertainment platform for users to access mobile and PC online games, and eSports operations; and access to other entertainment content, such as live streaming of online gameplay and social features.
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