Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Calpine (NYSE:CPN) Stock Price

News articles about Calpine (NYSE:CPN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Calpine earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.8779320173543 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

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NYSE CPN opened at $15.25 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.65, a current ratio of 1.23 and a quick ratio of 0.96. Calpine has a one year low of $9.30 and a one year high of $15.25.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating on shares of Calpine in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of Calpine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Calpine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Calpine has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.75.

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About Calpine

Calpine Corporation is a power generation company. The Company is engaged in the ownership and operation of primarily natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. The Company’s segments include West (including geothermal), Texas and East (including Canada). In the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, the Company has generating units capable of burning either natural gas or fuel oil.

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