Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NYSE:DLNG) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $16.38.

DLNG has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Jefferies Group initiated coverage on Dynagas LNG Partners in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $18.00 target price on the stock. Clarkson Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Dynagas LNG Partners in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Maxim Group initiated coverage on Dynagas LNG Partners in a report on Tuesday, October 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dynagas LNG Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Dynagas LNG Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 14th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of DLNG. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company purchased a new position in shares of Dynagas LNG Partners during the third quarter valued at $108,000. Barclays PLC purchased a new position in shares of Dynagas LNG Partners during the second quarter valued at $225,000. Stifel Financial Corp raised its position in shares of Dynagas LNG Partners by 54.2% in the second quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 33,730 shares of the company’s stock valued at $460,000 after buying an additional 11,859 shares during the last quarter. Pointe Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Dynagas LNG Partners by 5.6% in the second quarter. Pointe Capital Management LLC now owns 37,720 shares of the company’s stock valued at $515,000 after buying an additional 1,987 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Dynagas LNG Partners by 15,809.0% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 47,727 shares of the company’s stock valued at $651,000 after buying an additional 47,427 shares during the last quarter. 47.75% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Dynagas LNG Partners (NYSE:DLNG) opened at 14.19 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $504.10 million, a P/E ratio of 8.61 and a beta of 1.16. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $14.89 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.39. Dynagas LNG Partners has a 12-month low of $6.70 and a 12-month high of $16.25.

Dynagas LNG Partners (NYSE:DLNG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 14th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.02. Dynagas LNG Partners had a return on equity of 21.28% and a net margin of 40.01%. Equities research analysts expect that Dynagas LNG Partners will post $1.90 EPS for the current year.

Dynagas LNG Partners Company Profile

Dynagas LNG Partners LP is organized for the purpose of owning, operating, and acquiring liquid natural gas (LNG) carriers. The Company is focused on owning and operating LNG carriers. The Company operates in the segment relating to its operations as it operates solely LNG vessels. The Company’s vessels are employed on multi-year time charters, which the Company defines as charters of over two years or more, with international energy companies.

5 Day Chart for NYSE:DLNG

Receive News & Stock Ratings for Dynagas LNG Partners LP Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Dynagas LNG Partners LP and related stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter.