Media stories about Vale (NYSE:VALE) have been trending negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vale earned a media sentiment score of -2.33 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company an news buzz score of 9 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Vale’s score:
- Vale boy’s mission to find cure for rare disease sees scientists bid for chance (msn.com)
- Swindon v Port Vale: John Askey on his future at Vale (stokesentinel.co.uk)
- KABARAK CHAPEL: The lyrical ‘brown church in the vale’ (standardmedia.co.ke)
- Port Vale fans: ‘Mid table? – Look what happened last time’ (stokesentinel.co.uk)
- Auditor of Vale’s burst dam faces questions over other dam reviews – WSJ (seekingalpha.com)
Shares of NYSE VALE opened at $13.20 on Friday. Vale has a fifty-two week low of $10.89 and a fifty-two week high of $16.13. The company has a market cap of $68.61 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.78 and a beta of 1.13. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37.
Vale SA, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells iron ore and iron ore pellets for use as raw materials in steelmaking in Brazil and internationally. It operates through Ferrous Minerals, Coal, and Base Metals segments. The Ferrous Minerals segment produces and extracts iron ore and pellets, manganese, ferroalloys, and others ferrous products and services, as well as engages in the provision of related railroad, port, and terminal logistics services.
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