News articles about Hi-Crush Partners (NYSE:HCLP) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. Hi-Crush Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.4432942946196 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) Announces Earnings Results (americanbankingnews.com)
- BRIEF-Hi-Crush Partners LP Posts Q4 Earnings Per Share $0.47 (feeds.reuters.com)
- Hi-Crush Partners Earnings Preview (finance.yahoo.com)
- Research Analysts Set Expectations for Hi-Crush Partners LP’s Q1 2018 Earnings (HCLP) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Today’s Hot Mover – Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE: HCLP) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
HCLP has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on shares of Hi-Crush Partners in a report on Friday, December 8th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $17.00 price target on the stock. B. Riley initiated coverage on shares of Hi-Crush Partners in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $16.00 price target on the stock. Johnson Rice raised shares of Hi-Crush Partners from an “accumulate” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, December 4th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $12.00 price target on shares of Hi-Crush Partners and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Hi-Crush Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Hi-Crush Partners has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.07.
Hi-Crush Partners (NYSE:HCLP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 19th. The basic materials company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.50. Hi-Crush Partners had a net margin of 7.09% and a return on equity of 5.01%. analysts anticipate that Hi-Crush Partners will post 0.97 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 1st were given a dividend of $0.20 per share. This is a boost from Hi-Crush Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.45%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, January 31st. Hi-Crush Partners’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 250.01%.
About Hi-Crush Partners
Hi-Crush Partners LP is an integrated producer, transporter, marketer and distributor of monocrystalline sand, a specialized mineral that is used as a proppant to manage the recovery rates of hydrocarbons from oil and natural gas wells. Its reserves consist of northern white sand, a resource in Wisconsin and limited portions of the upper Midwest region of the United States.
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