Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect National Grid (NGG) Share Price

News coverage about National Grid (NYSE:NGG) has trended positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Grid earned a news impact score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.8673419012677 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of National Grid stock opened at $57.88 on Friday. National Grid has a one year low of $51.44 and a one year high of $75.24. The firm has a market capitalization of $38,638.25, a P/E ratio of 11.81, a P/E/G ratio of 3.60 and a beta of 0.44. The company has a current ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on NGG. ValuEngine downgraded National Grid from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded National Grid from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 27th. Societe Generale began coverage on National Grid in a research note on Monday, March 19th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. UBS upgraded National Grid from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 14th. Finally, BNP Paribas raised National Grid from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, January 29th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $67.00.

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National Grid Company Profile

National Grid plc transmits and distributes electricity and natural gas. It operates through UK Electricity Transmission, UK Gas Transmission, and US Regulated segments. The UK Electricity Transmission segment owns and operates electricity transmission networks, which comprise approximately 7,200 kilometers of overhead line; 1,500 kilometers of underground cable; and 342 substations located in England and Wales.

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