News headlines about Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt (NYSE:EDN) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 48.4363227421031 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

EDN has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 14th. ValuEngine lowered Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 13th. TheStreet raised Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Friday, June 1st. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating and set a $26.50 price objective on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, May 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and one has assigned a hold rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Sell” and an average target price of $36.75.

EDN stock traded down $0.33 on Friday, reaching $24.00. 39,269 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 139,136. Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt has a twelve month low of $19.05 and a twelve month high of $63.29. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion, a PE ratio of -24.00 and a beta of 1.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.62, a current ratio of 0.87 and a quick ratio of 0.83.

Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt (NYSE:EDN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 10th. The utilities provider reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter. Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt had a return on equity of 104.96% and a net margin of 4.64%. The business had revenue of $444.02 million for the quarter. equities research analysts expect that Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt will post 4.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Empresa Distribuidora y Cmrz Nrt

Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Sociedad AnĂ³nima, a public service company, engages in the distribution and sale of electricity in Argentina. It serves approximately 8.5 million people in the northwestern part of the greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area and the northern part of the City of Buenos Aires through the concession of 4,637 square kilometers.

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