News headlines about StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. StealthGas earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the shipping company an impact score of 47.4705351692622 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of StealthGas (NASDAQ GASS) traded up 3.44% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $3.31. The stock had a trading volume of 99,733 shares. StealthGas has a one year low of $2.65 and a one year high of $4.78. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $3.09 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.49. The firm’s market capitalization is $131.74 million.

StealthGas (NASDAQ:GASS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 24th. The shipping company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04. The business had revenue of $39.27 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $36.32 million. StealthGas had a positive return on equity of 0.44% and a negative net margin of 4.41%. On average, equities analysts predict that StealthGas will post $0.16 EPS for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised StealthGas from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th.

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About StealthGas

StealthGas Inc is a provider of international seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users, as well as crude oil and product carriers to oil producers, refineries and commodities traders. The Company owns a fleet of LPG carriers. Its LPG carriers carry various petroleum gas products in liquefied form, including propane, butane, butadiene, isopropane, propylene and vinyl chloride monomer, which are all byproducts of the production of crude oil and natural gas.

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