Press coverage about Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dynegy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.6602668847525 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $8.00 price objective on shares of Dynegy in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Morgan Stanley set a $15.00 price objective on Dynegy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. BidaskClub raised Dynegy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Citigroup Inc. set a $12.00 price objective on Dynegy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. lowered Dynegy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.34.

Shares of Dynegy (NYSE DYN) traded up $0.27 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $12.03. The company had a trading volume of 5,320,589 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,061,804. Dynegy has a 52-week low of $5.84 and a 52-week high of $12.84. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.46, a current ratio of 1.97 and a quick ratio of 1.47.

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Dynegy Company Profile

Dynegy Inc (Dynegy) is a holding company and conducts the business operations through its subsidiaries. The primary business of Dynegy is the production and sale of electric energy, capacity and ancillary services from the fleet of 18 operating power plants in six states totaling approximately 12,300 megawatt (MW) of generating capacity.

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