News headlines about Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) have been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Huaneng Power International earned a media sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.1568017284279 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Huaneng Power International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub cut shares of Huaneng Power International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Huaneng Power International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. HSBC Holdings plc raised shares of Huaneng Power International from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised shares of Huaneng Power International from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 26th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Huaneng Power International currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.00.

Shares of Huaneng Power International (NYSE HNP) traded up 1.39% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $26.35. 44,399 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $10.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.60 and a beta of 0.73. Huaneng Power International has a 52 week low of $23.70 and a 52 week high of $31.85. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $26.76 and a 200-day moving average of $27.92.

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