Media stories about EQT Midstream Partners, (NYSE:EQM) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. EQT Midstream Partners, earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.3349242237156 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $79.00 price target on shares of EQT Midstream Partners, in a report on Friday, July 21st. TheStreet raised shares of EQT Midstream Partners, from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Scotiabank reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $94.00 price target on shares of EQT Midstream Partners, in a report on Friday, April 21st. BidaskClub raised shares of EQT Midstream Partners, from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of EQT Midstream Partners, from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. EQT Midstream Partners, presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $89.50.

Shares of EQT Midstream Partners, (EQM) opened at 75.33 on Friday. EQT Midstream Partners, has a one year low of $69.20 and a one year high of $82.99. The company has a market cap of $6.07 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.52 and a beta of 0.89. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $74.86 and a 200-day moving average of $76.48.

EQT Midstream Partners, (NYSE:EQM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The pipeline company reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.31 by $0.04. EQT Midstream Partners, had a net margin of 66.99% and a return on equity of 25.61%. The firm had revenue of $199 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $195 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.27 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 11.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that EQT Midstream Partners, will post $5.51 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 4th will be issued a $0.935 dividend. This is a boost from EQT Midstream Partners,’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.89. This represents a $3.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 2nd. EQT Midstream Partners,’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 72.34%.

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EQT Midstream Partners, Company Profile

EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM) owns, operates, acquires and develops midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin. The Company’s segments include Gathering and Transmission. The Gathering segment primarily includes high pressure gathering lines and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-regulated low pressure gathering system.

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