Media stories about Tidewater (NYSE:TDW) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tidewater earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.7107207521449 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Tidewater (NYSE:TDW) opened at 23.29 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $26.45 and its 200-day moving average price is $33.21. Tidewater has a 52-week low of $20.37 and a 52-week high of $144.84. The company’s market cap is $1.10 billion.

Tidewater (NYSE:TDW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June 12th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.94) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($1.29) by $0.35. The firm had revenue of $160.75 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $118.75 million. Tidewater had a negative return on equity of 153.22% and a negative net margin of 455.59%. On average, equities analysts predict that Tidewater will post ($162.70) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

TDW has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Tidewater from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. BidaskClub raised Tidewater from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th.

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About Tidewater

Tidewater Inc provides offshore service vessels and marine support services. The Company operates through four segments: Americas, Asia/Pacific, Middle East/North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa/Europe. Its Americas segment includes the activities of the Company’s North American operations, which include operations in the United States Gulf of Mexico (GOM), and the United States and Canadian coastal waters of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, as well as operations of offshore Mexico, Trinidad and Brazil.

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