Headlines about Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE:TNP) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tsakos Energy Navigation earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the shipping company an impact score of 43.825310058638 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE TNP) opened at $3.58 on Friday. Tsakos Energy Navigation has a one year low of $3.50 and a one year high of $5.27. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 1.03. The firm has a market capitalization of $309.84 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.55.

Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE:TNP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 30th. The shipping company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.10) by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $96.92 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $101.62 million. Tsakos Energy Navigation had a net margin of 5.64% and a return on equity of 2.02%. analysts predict that Tsakos Energy Navigation will post -0.04 earnings per share for the current year.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on TNP. ValuEngine downgraded Tsakos Energy Navigation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday. Stifel Nicolaus set a $6.00 target price on Tsakos Energy Navigation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 target price on shares of Tsakos Energy Navigation in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Maxim Group set a $6.00 target price on Tsakos Energy Navigation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Tsakos Energy Navigation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Tsakos Energy Navigation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.36.

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About Tsakos Energy Navigation

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd is a provider of international seaborne crude oil and petroleum product transportation services. The Company operates through maritime transportation of liquid energy related products segment. The Company consists of 65 double-hull vessels, constituting a mix of crude tankers, product tankers and liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, totaling 7.2 million deadweight.

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