News coverage about Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) (NYSE:ELP) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.0464946030748 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

ELP has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc cut shares of Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday.

Companhia Paranaense de Energia (NYSE ELP) traded up 5.05% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $8.32. 703,884 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $8.04 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.23. Companhia Paranaense de Energia has a 12-month low of $7.15 and a 12-month high of $11.94. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.77 and a beta of 1.62.

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About Companhia Paranaense de Energia (COPEL)

Companhia Paranaense de Energia is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in the Brazilian State of Parana. The Company also provides telecommunications and other services. Its segments are Power generation and transmission (GET), Power distribution and sales (DIS), Telecommunications (TEL), GAS and Holding Company (HOL).

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