Headlines about DCP Midstream Partners, (NYSE:DCP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DCP Midstream Partners, earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 45.9426028487698 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

DCP Midstream Partners, (NYSE:DCP) opened at 33.00 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $31.96 and its 200-day moving average is $35.06. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.73 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.81 and a beta of 2.10. DCP Midstream Partners, has a 52-week low of $29.70 and a 52-week high of $42.45.

DCP Midstream Partners, (NYSE:DCP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The pipeline company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $1.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.60 billion. DCP Midstream Partners, had a net margin of 7.93% and a return on equity of 6.71%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 20.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that DCP Midstream Partners, will post $1.28 EPS for the current year.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of DCP Midstream Partners, from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered their price objective on shares of DCP Midstream Partners, from $40.00 to $37.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $33.00 price objective (down from $35.00) on shares of DCP Midstream Partners, in a research note on Friday, September 1st. US Capital Advisors upgraded shares of DCP Midstream Partners, from a “hold” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered their price objective on shares of DCP Midstream Partners, from $44.00 to $40.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. DCP Midstream Partners, has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $39.36.

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DCP Midstream Partners, Company Profile

DCP Midstream, LP, formerly DCP Midstream Partners, LP, is a producer and marketer of natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States. The Company is engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, transporting, storing and selling natural gas; producing, fractionating, transporting, storing and selling NGLs and recovering, and selling condensate, and transporting, storing and selling propane in wholesale markets.

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