News headlines about Hoegh LNG Partners (NASDAQ:HMLP) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Hoegh LNG Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the shipping company an impact score of 45.7997200653495 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Barclays PLC raised Hoegh LNG Partners from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $21.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub downgraded Hoegh LNG Partners from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday. Zacks Investment Research raised Hoegh LNG Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. TheStreet raised Hoegh LNG Partners from a “d” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upped their price target on Hoegh LNG Partners from $21.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.63.

Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP) traded up 1.60% on Friday, reaching $19.05. The company had a trading volume of 33,345 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is $18.54 and its 200-day moving average is $19.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $627.13 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.36. Hoegh LNG Partners has a one year low of $17.05 and a one year high of $20.65.

Hoegh LNG Partners (NASDAQ:HMLP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 24th. The shipping company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by ($0.08). The firm had revenue of $35.02 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $31.94 million. Hoegh LNG Partners had a net margin of 34.87% and a return on equity of 13.48%. On average, equities research analysts expect that Hoegh LNG Partners will post $1.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Hoegh LNG Partners Company Profile

Hoegh LNG Partners LP owns, operates and acquires floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs), liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers and other LNG infrastructure assets under long-term charters. The Company’s segments include Majority held FSRUs, Joint venture FSRUs and other. The Majority held FSRUs segment includes the direct financing lease related to the PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) Tbk (PGN) FSRU Lampung and the operating lease related to the Hoegh Gallant.

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