Media stories about Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) (TSE:G) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Goldcorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.3962657464999 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Goldcorp (GG) opened at $13.10 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $11.32 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.28 and a beta of -0.07. The company has a quick ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17.

GG has been the subject of several analyst reports. Macquarie upgraded Goldcorp from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. BidaskClub upgraded Goldcorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut Goldcorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 price target (down previously from $15.00) on shares of Goldcorp in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a $16.00 price target on Goldcorp and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.83.

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Goldcorp Company Profile

Goldcorp Inc is a gold producer engaged in the operation, exploration, development and acquisition of precious metal properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. The Company is engaged in the sale of gold, silver, lead, zinc and copper. The Company’s segments include Red Lake Gold Mines Ontario Partnership (Red Lake), Goldcorp Canada Ltd./Goldcorp Inc (Porcupine), Musselwhite, Les Mines Opinaca Ltee (Eleonore), Minera Penasquito SA de C.V.

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