Huaneng Power International (HNP) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.08

Press coverage about Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Huaneng Power International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.154829767788 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Several research analysts have commented on HNP shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. CLSA upgraded shares of Huaneng Power International from a “sell” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Daiwa Capital Markets lowered shares of Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Huaneng Power International in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Huaneng Power International currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $30.00.

Shares of Huaneng Power International (HNP) traded down $0.07 on Friday, reaching $24.19. 74,414 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 83,575. Huaneng Power International has a 52-week low of $23.64 and a 52-week high of $31.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a current ratio of 0.33. The company has a market capitalization of $9,295.04, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.45, a PEG ratio of 0.52 and a beta of 0.71.

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Huaneng Power International Company Profile

HUANENG POWER INTERNATIONAL,INC. is a China-based company principally engaged in the development, construction, operation and management of power plants. The Company mainly operates through the generation and sale of electric power. The Company also provides supply of heat. The Company operates its business both in domestic market and to overseas market.

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