StealthGas (GASS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
Media stories about StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. StealthGas earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the shipping company an impact score of 47.142830867084 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) traded up 1.5253% on Wednesday, reaching $3.2082. 18,302 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s 50-day moving average is $3.07 and its 200-day moving average is $3.41. StealthGas has a 52 week low of $2.65 and a 52 week high of $4.78. The firm’s market capitalization is $127.69 million.
StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 24th. The shipping company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04. StealthGas had a negative net margin of 4.41% and a positive return on equity of 0.44%. The business had revenue of $39.27 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.32 million. Equities research analysts anticipate that StealthGas will post $0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of StealthGas from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th.
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StealthGas Company Profile
StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users, as well as crude oil and product carriers to oil producers, refineries and commodities traders. The Company owns a fleet of LPG carriers. Its LPG carriers carry various petroleum gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of crude oil and natural gas.
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