Headlines about Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Star Bulk Carriers Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the shipping company an impact score of 47.3876924946184 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.

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Shares of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK) opened at $9.61 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 6.93, a quick ratio of 6.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.96. Star Bulk Carriers Corp. has a 52-week low of $4.63 and a 52-week high of $13.40.

SBLK has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Pareto Securities raised shares of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 8th. TheStreet raised shares of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $11.00 price target on shares of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, October 22nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $13.00.

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Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Company Profile

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. is an international shipping company. The Company owns and operates a fleet of dry bulk carrier vessels. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s fleet included 73 vessels consisting primarily of Newcastlemax and Capesize, as well as Kamsarmax, Ultramax and Supramax vessels with a carrying capacity between 52,055 and 209,537 deadweight tonnage (dwt).

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