Headlines about Alliance Holdings GP (NASDAQ:AHGP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alliance Holdings GP earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the energy company an impact score of 45.9310911635387 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

AHGP has been the topic of several research reports. TheStreet raised Alliance Holdings GP from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. ValuEngine cut Alliance Holdings GP from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut Alliance Holdings GP from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. dropped their target price on Alliance Holdings GP from $32.00 to $31.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $31.00 target price (down from $32.00) on shares of Alliance Holdings GP in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $30.67.

Alliance Holdings GP (NASDAQ:AHGP) opened at $24.29 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,463.05, a PE ratio of 7.21 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 0.83 and a quick ratio of 0.54. Alliance Holdings GP has a 12-month low of $22.71 and a 12-month high of $32.70.

Alliance Holdings GP (NASDAQ:AHGP) last announced its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The energy company reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.91 by ($0.26). The firm had revenue of $453.09 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $486.80 million. Alliance Holdings GP had a return on equity of 17.78% and a net margin of 10.76%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.81 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Alliance Holdings GP will post 3.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 9th were given a dividend of $0.735 per share. This is a boost from Alliance Holdings GP’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.73. This represents a $2.94 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 12.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 8th. Alliance Holdings GP’s payout ratio is presently 89.09%.

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Alliance Holdings GP Company Profile

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (AHGP) is a limited partnership company. The Company owns directly and indirectly the members’ interest in Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC (MGP), the managing general partner of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP). The Company’s segments include Illinois Basin, Appalachia, and Other and Corporate.

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