News stories about Navios Maritime (NYSE:NM) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Navios Maritime earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the shipping company an impact score of 44.358602133281 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Navios Maritime (NM) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Navios Maritime (NM) & Its Rivals Head to Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analyzing Navios Maritime (NM) and Its Peers (americanbankingnews.com)
- Navios Maritime (NM) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of NYSE NM opened at $0.80 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $94.99, a P/E ratio of -0.79 and a beta of 2.66. Navios Maritime has a 12-month low of $0.71 and a 12-month high of $1.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.32, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.02.
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on NM shares. Jefferies Group started coverage on shares of Navios Maritime in a research note on Monday, December 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $2.00 price objective on the stock. JPMorgan Chase lowered shares of Navios Maritime from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, March 23rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Navios Maritime from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. Finally, Clarkson Capital raised shares of Navios Maritime from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $1.58.
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About Navios Maritime
Navios Maritime Holdings Inc (Navios Holdings) is a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company. The Company is focused on the transport and transshipment of dry bulk commodities, including iron ore, coal and grain. It operates through two segments: the Dry bulk Vessel Operations and the Logistics Business.
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