Headlines about Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Venator Materials PLC earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.7664068520347 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Several analysts have weighed in on VNTR shares. UBS AG started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $22.00 target price on the stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc. started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $25.00 target price on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $23.00 target price on the stock. Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price on shares of Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Finally, Instinet started coverage on Venator Materials PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $24.00 target price on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $23.67.

Shares of Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) opened at 21.41 on Monday. The company’s market cap is $2.28 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $19.78 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.96. Venator Materials PLC has a 1-year low of $17.85 and a 1-year high of $21.59.

In other Venator Materials PLC news, major shareholder Corp Huntsman sold 26,105,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.85, for a total transaction of $492,079,250.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

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Venator Materials PLC Company Profile

Venator Materials PLC is a manufacturer and marketer of chemical products. The Company is engaged in manufacturing titanium dioxide (TiO2), functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment and water treatment products. It operates through two segments: Titanium Dioxide and Performance Additives.

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