Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) Share Price

Media stories about Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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. Dynegy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.9990087935215 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Dynegy (DYN) traded up $0.30 during trading on Friday, hitting $11.85. 5,359,766 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,719,961. The stock has a market cap of $1,666.39, a PE ratio of -22.79 and a beta of 1.90. Dynegy has a 1-year low of $5.84 and a 1-year high of $12.84. The company has a quick ratio of 1.47, a current ratio of 1.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.46.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Dynegy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Dynegy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $12.10 target price on shares of Dynegy in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Dynegy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Citigroup set a $12.00 target price on shares of Dynegy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Dynegy currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.34.

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Dynegy Company Profile

Dynegy Inc (Dynegy) is a holding company and conducts the business operations through its subsidiaries. The primary business of Dynegy is the production and sale of electric energy, capacity and ancillary services from the fleet of 18 operating power plants in six states totaling approximately 12,300 megawatt (MW) of generating capacity.

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