Media coverage about Calpine (NYSE:CPN) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Calpine earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.1867709410809 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Calpine opened at $15.25 on Monday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Calpine has a one year low of $9.30 and a one year high of $15.25. The company has a current ratio of 1.23, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.65.
Several research analysts recently commented on CPN shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Calpine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Calpine in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.96.
Calpine Company Profile
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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