Media headlines about Navios Maritime Midstream (NYSE:NAP) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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. Navios Maritime Midstream earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the shipping company an impact score of 45.0351099238563 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Navios Maritime Midstream (NAP) versus The Competition Financial Review (americanbankingnews.com)
- Navios Maritime Midstream (NAP) and Its Peers Financial Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
- Moving Average Crossover Alert: Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NAP) (zacks.com)
- Navios Maritime Midstream (NAP) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Financial Review: Navios Maritime Midstream (NAP) vs. The Competition (americanbankingnews.com)
Several research firms have recently issued reports on NAP. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Navios Maritime Midstream from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Citigroup lowered their price objective on Navios Maritime Midstream from $8.50 to $6.50 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, March 27th. JPMorgan Chase downgraded Navios Maritime Midstream from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $7.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, March 23rd. TheStreet downgraded shares of Navios Maritime Midstream from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Monday, February 26th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Navios Maritime Midstream from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Sell” and an average price target of $7.17.
Navios Maritime Midstream (NYSE:NAP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. The shipping company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.22 by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $22.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.32 million. Navios Maritime Midstream had a return on equity of 4.64% and a net margin of 14.73%. sell-side analysts expect that Navios Maritime Midstream will post 0.69 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 11th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 9th will be issued a dividend of $0.50 per share. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 55.56%. This is a boost from Navios Maritime Midstream’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 8th. Navios Maritime Midstream’s dividend payout ratio is presently 241.43%.
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Navios Maritime Midstream Company Profile
Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. owns, operates, and acquires crude oil tankers, refined petroleum product tankers, chemical tankers, and liquefied petroleum gas tankers. The company provides seaborne shipping services through its vessels under long-term employment contracts to international oil companies, refiners, and large vessel operators.
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