News coverage about Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news 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. Huaneng Power International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.4947198835242 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. CLSA raised shares of Huaneng Power International from a “sell” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Daiwa Capital Markets downgraded shares of Huaneng Power International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Huaneng Power International in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Huaneng Power International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $29.00.

Huaneng Power International (HNP) traded down $0.20 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $26.01. 99,894 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 104,373. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29, a current ratio of 0.33 and a quick ratio of 0.29. The company has a market capitalization of $12,900.00, a P/E ratio of 24.54, a PEG ratio of 0.56 and a beta of 0.77. Huaneng Power International has a 1-year low of $24.40 and a 1-year high of $31.85.

Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The utilities provider reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter. Huaneng Power International had a net margin of 1.22% and a return on equity of 1.72%. analysts predict that Huaneng Power International will post 0.83 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Huaneng Power International

HUANENG POWER INTERNATIONAL,INC. is a China-based company principally engaged in the development, construction, operation and management of power plants. The Company mainly operates through the generation and sale of electric power. The Company also provides supply of heat. The Company operates its business both in domestic market and to overseas market.

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