News coverage about Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dynegy earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.903989121001 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

DYN has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price target on shares of Dynegy in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target (up from $14.00) on shares of Dynegy in a report on Monday, August 21st. BidaskClub raised Dynegy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their price target on Dynegy from $11.00 to $10.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 price target on shares of Dynegy in a report on Monday, September 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.68.

Shares of Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) traded down 0.54% on Monday, reaching $9.13. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,510,960 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $8.97 and a 200 day moving average of $8.00. Dynegy has a 52-week low of $5.84 and a 52-week high of $13.95. The company’s market cap is $1.20 billion.

Dynegy (NYSE:DYN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The utilities provider reported ($0.83) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.22) by $0.61. The company had revenue of $1.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $972.27 million. Dynegy had a negative return on equity of 12.97% and a negative net margin of 2.72%. Analysts predict that Dynegy will post ($0.69) earnings per share for the current year.

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About Dynegy

Dynegy Inc (Dynegy) is a holding company and conducts the business operations through its subsidiaries. The primary business of Dynegy is the production and sale of electric energy, capacity and ancillary services from the fleet of 18 operating power plants in six states totaling approximately 12,300 megawatt (MW) of generating capacity.

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