News articles about Foresight Energy (NYSE:FELP) have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Foresight Energy earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the energy company an impact score of 47.2670674412185 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
FELP has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Foresight Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Foresight Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 29th. Finally, B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $4.00 price target (down previously from $5.00) on shares of Foresight Energy in a report on Thursday, March 8th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.83.
Shares of Foresight Energy stock traded up $0.01 on Monday, reaching $3.53. The stock had a trading volume of 19,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 27,128. The company has a quick ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 0.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.78. Foresight Energy has a 1 year low of $3.28 and a 1 year high of $6.55.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 20th were given a $0.056 dividend. This represents a $0.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.35%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, March 19th.
About Foresight Energy
Foresight Energy LP engages in the development, mining, production, marketing, transportation, and sale of thermal coal primarily in the eastern United States and internationally. As of March 7, 2018, the company operated two longwall mining complexes with three longwall mining systems in Williamson and Sugar Camp; one continuous mining operation in Macoupin; and the Sitran river terminal on the Ohio River.
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