News articles about Euronav NV (NASDAQ:EURN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Euronav NV earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the shipping company an impact score of 46.320792715927 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on EURN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Euronav NV from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Euronav NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Euronav NV from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. TheStreet raised shares of Euronav NV from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $8.00 price target on shares of Euronav NV in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Euronav NV presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.50.

Shares of Euronav NV (EURN) opened at 7.20 on Friday. Euronav NV has a 52-week low of $6.65 and a 52-week high of $9.51. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.14 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.85. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $7.80 and a 200-day moving average of $7.83.

The company also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 26th will be issued a $0.06 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 25th.

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Euronav NV Company Profile

Euronav NV, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages a fleet of vessels for the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Tankers; and Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Operations. As of April 4, 2017, it owned and operated a fleet of 55 double hulled vessels, including 31 very large crude carriers, 1 V-Plus vessel, 19 Suezmax vessels, and 2 floating, storage, and offloading vessels, as well as 2 Suezmax vessels under construction.

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