Media coverage about Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE:AT) (TSE:ATP) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Atlantic Power Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.3084091316197 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on AT shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Atlantic Power Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.75 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. National Bank Financial cut their target price on shares of Atlantic Power Corporation from $2.60 to $2.45 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Atlantic Power Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, TD Securities restated a “hold” rating and issued a $2.50 target price on shares of Atlantic Power Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $2.57.

Shares of Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE AT) traded up $0.05 during trading on Monday, hitting $2.40. 532,500 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 361,547. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 30.07. Atlantic Power Corporation has a 1-year low of $2.25 and a 1-year high of $2.75. The firm has a market cap of $276.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.82 and a beta of 1.74.

In other Atlantic Power Corporation news, Director Gilbert Samuel Palter acquired 30,300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The stock was acquired at an average price of $2.38 per share, with a total value of $72,114.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 65,100 shares of company stock valued at $156,205. Insiders own 1.60% of the company’s stock.

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Atlantic Power Corporation Company Profile

Atlantic Power Corporation (Atlantic Power) owns and operates a fleet of power generation assets in the United States and Canada. The Company’s power generation projects sell electricity to utilities and other commercial customers. Atlantic Power’s segments include East U.S., West U.S. and Canada. The Company’s East U.S.

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