Media coverage about AGL Energy (OTCMKTS:AGLNF) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AGL Energy earned a news sentiment score of 1.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news articles about the company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
AGL Energy stock opened at $12.64 on Friday. AGL Energy has a twelve month low of $12.37 and a twelve month high of $16.00. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $12.70 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.09.
Separately, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of AGL Energy from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold”.
AGL Energy Limited provides energy to residential and business customers in Australia. The company operates in four segments: Customer Markets, Wholesale Markets, Group Operations, and Investments segments. It is involved in generating electricity through thermal, hydro, wind, and solar power generation plants; gas storage activities; and the retail sale of electricity, gas, solar, and energy products and services.
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