News articles about Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Venator Materials PLC earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.7491165974644 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

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

Separately, Jefferies Group LLC began coverage on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research report on Monday, August 7th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $25.00 price target on the stock.

Shares of Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ VNTR) traded up 2.14% during trading on Friday, reaching $19.55. 1,092,407 shares of the company traded hands. Venator Materials PLC has a 12-month low of $11.89 and a 12-month high of $21.34. The stock’s market capitalization is $2.08 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $17.47 and its 200-day moving average is $17.47.

In other news, major shareholder Corp Huntsman sold 26,105,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.85, for a total transaction of $492,079,250.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

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Venator Materials PLC Company Profile

Venator Materials PLC is a manufacturer and marketer of chemical products. The Company is engaged in manufacturing titanium dioxide (TiO2), functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment and water treatment products. It operates through two segments: Titanium Dioxide and Performance Additives.

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