Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect StealthGas (GASS) Stock Price

Media headlines about StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. StealthGas earned a media sentiment score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the shipping company an impact score of 45.5173070717382 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

StealthGas (GASS) remained flat at $$4.50 during trading hours on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 50,111 shares, compared to its average volume of 96,211. The company has a current ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $179.37, a PE ratio of -28.13 and a beta of 1.68. StealthGas has a one year low of $2.90 and a one year high of $4.78.

StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 22nd. The shipping company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $38.55 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $37.13 million. StealthGas had a positive return on equity of 1.06% and a negative net margin of 4.14%. equities research analysts expect that StealthGas will post 0.16 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms have recently commented on GASS. Zacks Investment Research lowered StealthGas from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Jefferies Group began coverage on StealthGas in a research note on Monday, December 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $7.00 price objective for the company.

WARNING: “Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect StealthGas (GASS) Stock Price” was originally published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US and international trademark & copyright legislation. The legal version of this story can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2018/02/17/favorable-press-coverage-somewhat-unlikely-to-affect-stealthgas-gass-stock-price.html.

StealthGas Company Profile

StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users, as well as crude oil and product carriers to oil producers, refineries and commodities traders. The Company owns a fleet of LPG carriers. Its LPG carriers carry various petroleum gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of crude oil and natural gas.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS)

Receive News & Ratings for StealthGas Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for StealthGas and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Leave a Reply