Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact NuStar Energy (NS) Share Price

Press coverage about NuStar Energy (NYSE:NS) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NuStar Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the pipeline company an impact score of 45.0214590938202 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

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Shares of NYSE:NS opened at $20.39 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 0.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32. NuStar Energy has a 1-year low of $19.22 and a 1-year high of $52.68. The company has a market cap of $1,899.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.86 and a beta of 1.45.

NuStar Energy (NYSE:NS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The pipeline company reported $0.00 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.17 by ($0.17). NuStar Energy had a net margin of 8.16% and a return on equity of 7.82%. The firm had revenue of $450.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $435.46 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.31 EPS. NuStar Energy’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that NuStar Energy will post 1.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus set a $26.00 price objective on shares of NuStar Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. B. Riley downgraded shares of NuStar Energy to a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, March 20th. JPMorgan Chase reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective (down previously from $27.00) on shares of NuStar Energy in a report on Tuesday, March 13th. Citigroup dropped their price objective on shares of NuStar Energy from $33.00 to $27.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, February 9th. Finally, US Capital Advisors downgraded shares of NuStar Energy from an “overweight” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. NuStar Energy has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.50.

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About NuStar Energy

NuStar Energy L.P. is engaged in the transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia; the terminalling and storage of petroleum products, and the marketing of petroleum products. The Company’s segments include pipeline, storage and fuels marketing. The pipeline segment consists of the transportation of refined petroleum products, crude oil and anhydrous ammonia.

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