News coverage about Tronox (NYSE:TROX) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news 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. Tronox earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.7642738239104 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Tronox (TROX) to Sell Electrolytic Operations – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
- Tronox Enters into Purchase Agreement to Sell Electrolytic Operations (finance.yahoo.com)
- Hot Stock to Track – Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) – The Stock Gem (thestockgem.com)
- Tronox (TROX) Receives Statement of Objections from the EC Regarding Cristal TiO2 Acquisition Agreement (streetinsider.com)
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on TROX shares. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of Tronox in a research note on Monday, March 12th. ValuEngine raised shares of Tronox from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 15th.
Shares of Tronox (TROX) opened at $18.99 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.08, a current ratio of 7.58 and a quick ratio of 6.22. Tronox has a 12-month low of $12.88 and a 12-month high of $28.40. The stock has a market cap of $2,273.62, a P/E ratio of -7.91, a P/E/G ratio of 2.77 and a beta of 3.21.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 26th. Investors of record on Monday, March 12th will be given a $0.045 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 9th. This represents a $0.18 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.95%. Tronox’s dividend payout ratio is presently -7.50%.
Tronox Limited produces and markets titanium bearing mineral sands and titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment in North America, Europe, South Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. It primarily operates in two segments, TiO2 and Alkali. The TiO2 segment engages in the exploration, mining, and beneficiation of mineral sands deposits.
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