Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact DHT Holdings (DHT) Share Price
News headlines about DHT Holdings (NYSE:DHT) have trended somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DHT Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news coverage about the shipping company an impact score of 94 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted AlphaOne’s scoring:
- DHT Holdings, Inc. :DHT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 16, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Crude Oil Tanker Industry and China’s Economic Indicators for May (finance.yahoo.com)
- DHT Holdings, Inc. receives strong support at its 2017 annual meeting of shareholders (feeds.benzinga.com)
- DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) Needle Ticks -5.19% For the Week … – Concord Register (concordregister.com)
Shares of DHT Holdings (NYSE DHT) traded up 0.26% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $3.90. 1,445,348 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average is $4.33 and its 200-day moving average is $4.43. The firm’s market cap is $369.03 million. DHT Holdings has a 1-year low of $3.29 and a 1-year high of $5.47.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 22nd were given a $0.08 dividend. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.21%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 18th. DHT Holdings’s payout ratio is presently -228.57%.
Several research analysts have commented on the stock. Maxim Group set a $7.00 target price on shares of DHT Holdings and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. TheStreet cut shares of DHT Holdings from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of DHT Holdings in a research report on Monday, April 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of DHT Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of DHT Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.70.
About DHT Holdings
DHT Holdings, Inc operates a fleet of crude oil tankers. As of March 21, 2017, the Company’s fleet consisted of 21 crude oil tankers in operation. As of March 21, 2017, the Company’s fleet consisted of 19 very large crude carriers (VLCCs), which are tankers ranging in size from 200,000 to 320,000 deadweight tons (dwt), and two Aframax tankers (Aframaxes), which are tankers ranging in size from 80,000 to 120,000 dwt.
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