News coverage about HudBay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) (TSE:HBM) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. HudBay Minerals earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the mining company an impact score of 45.8281137355968 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

HudBay Minerals (NYSE HBM) opened at 8.90 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $7.36 and its 200 day moving average is $6.63. HudBay Minerals has a 52 week low of $3.57 and a 52 week high of $9.15. The firm has a market cap of $2.11 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 222.50 and a beta of 3.29.

The business also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.008 per share. This represents a yield of 0.22%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. HudBay Minerals’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 50.01%.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on HBM shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of HudBay Minerals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. TheStreet upgraded shares of HudBay Minerals from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of HudBay Minerals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. restated an “outperform” rating on shares of HudBay Minerals in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of HudBay Minerals from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. HudBay Minerals currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $8.06.

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HudBay Minerals Company Profile

Hudbay Minerals Inc is a Canada-based mining company. The Company is engaged in the production of copper concentrate, consisting of copper, gold and silver, as well as zinc metal. The Company is focused on the discovery, production and marketing of base and precious metals. The Company has assets in North and South America.

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