Global Water Resources (GWRS) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.02
Press coverage about Global Water Resources (NASDAQ:GWRS) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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. Global Water Resources earned a daily sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.2544978460747 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Critical Comparison: Cadiz (CDZI) & Global Water Resources (GWRS) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Global Water Resources beats by $0.01, beats on revenue (seekingalpha.com)
- Global Water Resources Reports Full Year 2017 Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Income Investors Should Steer Clear of Global Water Resources Inc (NASDAQ:GWRS) (finance.yahoo.com)
- Is It Time To Sell Global Water Resources Inc (NASDAQ:GWRS) Based Off Its PE Ratio? (finance.yahoo.com)
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Global Water Resources from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 28th.
The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be paid a $0.0236 dividend. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 14th. Global Water Resources’s payout ratio is 127.28%.
In related news, Director William S. Levine acquired 2,826,615 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $9.29 per share, with a total value of $26,259,253.35. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 49.20% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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About Global Water Resources
Global Water Resources, Inc is a water resource management company. The Company owns, operates and manages water, wastewater and recycled water utilities in strategically located communities, principally in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. The Company focuses on the issues of water supply and scarcity, and applies principles of water conservation through water reclamation and reuse.
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