Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact EQT Midstream Partners (EQM) Share Price
News articles about EQT Midstream Partners (NYSE:EQM) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. EQT Midstream Partners earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.1628407856766 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- EQT Midstream Partners (EQM) Lowered to Peer Perform at Wolfe Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- EQT Midstream Partners (EQM) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday (americanbankingnews.com)
- EQT Midstream Partners (EQM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada (americanbankingnews.com)
- QEP Midstream Partners (QEPM) and EQT Midstream Partners (EQM) Financial Review (americanbankingnews.com)
Several brokerages recently weighed in on EQM. Wolfe Research lowered EQT Midstream Partners from an “outperform” rating to a “peer perform” rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from $85.00 to $76.00 in a research report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered EQT Midstream Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. Bank of America began coverage on EQT Midstream Partners in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $89.00 price objective for the company. Stifel Nicolaus set a $90.00 price objective on EQT Midstream Partners and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “sector perform” rating and issued a $84.00 price objective (up from $74.00) on shares of EQT Midstream Partners in a research report on Monday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $85.38.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd will be given a $1.025 dividend. This represents a $4.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.08%. This is a positive change from EQT Midstream Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.98. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 1st. EQT Midstream Partners’s dividend payout ratio is presently 78.39%.
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EQT Midstream Partners Company Profile
EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM) owns, operates, acquires and develops midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin. The Company’s segments include Gathering and Transmission. The Gathering segment primarily includes high pressure gathering lines and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-regulated low pressure gathering system.
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