News articles about Hess Midstream Partners (NYSE:HESM) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hess Midstream Partners earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 46.9631802706423 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

HESM traded up $0.07 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $22.19. The stock had a trading volume of 39,788 shares, compared to its average volume of 55,896. The firm has a market capitalization of $603.81 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.24, a PEG ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 1.99. Hess Midstream Partners has a 52 week low of $18.32 and a 52 week high of $24.51.

Hess Midstream Partners (NYSE:HESM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 25th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $164.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $159.10 million. Hess Midstream Partners had a return on equity of 2.48% and a net margin of 10.34%. equities analysts forecast that Hess Midstream Partners will post 1.27 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 2nd were given a $0.345 dividend. This represents a $1.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.22%. This is a positive change from Hess Midstream Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 1st.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on HESM shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hess Midstream Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, June 27th. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Hess Midstream Partners from $24.00 to $25.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, August 17th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.75.

Hess Midstream Partners Company Profile

Hess Midstream Partners LP owns, operates, develops, and acquires midstream assets to provide services to Hess and third-party customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Gathering, Processing and Storage, and Terminaling and Export. The gathering segment include natural gas and crude oil gathering and compression systems located primarily in McKenzie, Williams and Mountrail Counties, and North Dakota.

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