Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.10

Headlines about Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Calgon Carbon Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.1298537192727 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) traded down $0.05 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $21.40. The stock had a trading volume of 1,579,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 661,664. The firm has a market cap of $1,089.90, a price-to-earnings ratio of 49.88 and a beta of 1.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 2.80 and a quick ratio of 1.68. Calgon Carbon Corporation has a 52 week low of $12.00 and a 52 week high of $22.10.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 5th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 4th. Calgon Carbon Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 166.68%.

Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Calgon Carbon Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Robert W. Baird lowered shares of Calgon Carbon Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Sidoti lowered shares of Calgon Carbon Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $22.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Monday, September 25th. BidaskClub downgraded Calgon Carbon Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott cut Calgon Carbon Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $21.50 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the stock. Calgon Carbon Corporation presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.63.

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Calgon Carbon Corporation Company Profile

Calgon Carbon Corporation is a manufacturer of activated carbon, with capabilities in ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection. The Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a range of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes. The Company operates through four segments: Activated Carbon and Service, Equipment, Consumer and Other.

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