News articles about Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Calgon Carbon earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.279317088155 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on CCC shares. Robert W. Baird boosted their price target on shares of Calgon Carbon from $17.00 to $21.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Sidoti downgraded shares of Calgon Carbon from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $22.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Janney Montgomery Scott downgraded shares of Calgon Carbon from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $21.50 target price on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Calgon Carbon from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the stock. Calgon Carbon presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.63.
Shares of Calgon Carbon (CCC) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $21.30. 738,048 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,510,000. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a quick ratio of 1.68 and a current ratio of 2.80. Calgon Carbon has a twelve month low of $12.00 and a twelve month high of $22.10. The firm has a market cap of $1,080.00, a PE ratio of 193.64 and a beta of 1.20.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 5th were paid a $0.05 dividend. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 4th. Calgon Carbon’s dividend payout ratio is currently 181.82%.
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About Calgon Carbon
Calgon Carbon Corporation is a manufacturer of activated carbon, with capabilities in ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection. The Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a range of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes. The Company operates through four segments: Activated Carbon and Service, Equipment, Consumer and Other.
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