Media headlines about Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Alpha One reports. The research group, a unit of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ferroglobe PLC earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 100 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM)

A number of research firms have issued reports on GSM. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $14.25 price target on shares of Ferroglobe PLC in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. TheStreet cut shares of Ferroglobe PLC from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a report on Thursday, May 18th. ValuEngine raised shares of Ferroglobe PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Ferroglobe PLC in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ferroglobe PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $12.54.

Shares of Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ GSM) opened at 10.46 on Friday. The firm’s market cap is $1.80 billion. Ferroglobe PLC has a 12 month low of $7.67 and a 12 month high of $12.53. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $9.84 and a 200 day moving average of $10.43.

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About Ferroglobe PLC

Ferroglobe PLC, formerly VeloNewco Limited, is engaged in silicon and specialty metals industry. The Company produces silicon metal and silicon- and manganese-based alloy, which serves customers in the chemical, aluminum, solar, steel and ductile iron foundry industries. It operates through two segments: Electrometallurgy and Energy.

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