News headlines about Pyxis Tankers (NASDAQ:PXS) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news 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. Pyxis Tankers earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 46.4360600203869 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Maxim Group raised Pyxis Tankers from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 8th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. ValuEngine raised Pyxis Tankers from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st.
Shares of Pyxis Tankers (NASDAQ PXS) traded up $0.02 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $1.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 121,109 shares, compared to its average volume of 612,297. The company has a market cap of $26.72, a P/E ratio of -2.50 and a beta of 3.48. The company has a quick ratio of 0.12, a current ratio of 0.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.41. Pyxis Tankers has a 12 month low of $0.90 and a 12 month high of $12.22.
Pyxis Tankers Inc is a holding company. The Company is an international maritime transportation company focused on the product tanker sector. It owns a fleet of six double hull product tankers: Pyxis Epsilon with carrying capacity of approximately 50,300 deadweight tonnage (dwt); Pyxis Theta with carrying capacity of approximately 51,800 dwt, Pyxis Malou with carrying capacity of over 50,670 dwt; Pyxis Delta with carrying capacity of approximately 46,620 dwt; Northsea Beta with carrying capacity of over 8,650 dwt, and Northsea Alpha with carrying capacity of approximately 8,615 dwt.
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