News stories about TransMontaigne (NYSE:TLP) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog 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. TransMontaigne earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.9096762839297 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.

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

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TLP has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. B. Riley set a $45.00 price objective on shares of TransMontaigne and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, March 19th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of TransMontaigne from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. UBS reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 price objective (up from $53.00) on shares of TransMontaigne in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price objective on shares of TransMontaigne from $42.00 to $47.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 20th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. TransMontaigne has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $49.17.

NYSE:TLP traded up $0.52 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $40.36. 7,389 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 37,934. TransMontaigne has a fifty-two week low of $33.97 and a fifty-two week high of $47.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.63, a current ratio of 1.31 and a quick ratio of 1.31. The firm has a market capitalization of $621.21, a P/E ratio of 18.20, a P/E/G ratio of 2.57 and a beta of 0.19.

TransMontaigne (NYSE:TLP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 15th. The pipeline company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.52 by ($0.11). TransMontaigne had a return on equity of 12.16% and a net margin of 24.56%. The company had revenue of $47.61 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $45.09 million. sell-side analysts anticipate that TransMontaigne will post 2.49 EPS for the current year.

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About TransMontaigne

TransMontaigne Partners L.P. provides integrated terminaling, storage, transportation, and related services. The company offers its services to customers engaged in the trading, distribution, and marketing of light and heavy refined petroleum products, crude oil, chemicals, fertilizers, and other liquid products.

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