News articles about DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DryShips earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the shipping company an impact score of 46.2119538040891 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of DryShips from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th.

DryShips (DRYS) opened at $3.87 on Thursday. DryShips has a 12-month low of $0.98 and a 12-month high of $48,216.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a current ratio of 4.01 and a quick ratio of 4.01.

The company also recently declared a special dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 27th were given a $0.024 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 26th. DryShips’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.00%.

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DryShips Company Profile

DryShips, Inc is a holding company. The Company owns drybulk carriers and offshore support vessels. The Company operates through two segments: the drybulk carrier and the offshore support. Under its drybulk segment, the Company operates as a provider of drybulk commodities transportation services for the steel, electric utility, construction and agri-food industries.

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