Headlines about Seadrill Partners (NASDAQ:SDLP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Seadrill Partners earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.5851984512724 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) has a value of $3.40 per share While Highwoods Properties, Inc. (HIW) is stand at $51.78 – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- Seadrill Partners LLC :SDLP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 13, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP)- Stocks Ensnare on Price Valuation – NASDAQ Times (nasdaqtimes.com)
- Seadrill Partners LLC : SDLP – Seadrill Limited Restructuring Update (4-traders.com)
Seadrill Partners (NASDAQ SDLP) traded down 0.30% on Friday, reaching $3.34. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 310,146 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $3.11 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.21. Seadrill Partners has a 52 week low of $2.61 and a 52 week high of $5.33. The company has a market capitalization of $306.68 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1.22.
Seadrill Partners (NASDAQ:SDLP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 24th. The oil and gas company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $267.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $231.00 million. Seadrill Partners had a return on equity of 3.76% and a net margin of 6.20%. On average, equities analysts predict that Seadrill Partners will post $1.99 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 29th were given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, August 25th.
SDLP has been the subject of several recent research reports. BidaskClub upgraded Seadrill Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised Seadrill Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Seadrill Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th.
Seadrill Partners Company Profile
Seadrill Partners LLC is an offshore deepwater drilling company. The Company owns, operates and acquires offshore drilling units. The Company’s subsidiaries include Seadrill Operating LP, Seadrill Capricorn Holdings LLC and Seadrill Partners Operating LLC (collectively, OPCO). The Company’s segment is OPCO’s fleet.
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