Natural Resource Partners (NRP) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
News coverage about Natural Resource Partners (NYSE:NRP) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Natural Resource Partners earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.83979305619 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine downgraded Natural Resource Partners from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Natural Resource Partners from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Natural Resource Partners in a report on Friday, October 13th.
Natural Resource Partners (NYSE NRP) opened at $32.45 on Friday. Natural Resource Partners has a 12-month low of $22.81 and a 12-month high of $45.60. The stock has a market capitalization of $390.20, a P/E ratio of 12.98 and a beta of 0.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.12, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.89.
Natural Resource Partners L.P. owns, operates, manages and leases a portfolio of mineral properties in the United States, including interests in coal, trona and soda ash, construction aggregates and other natural resources. Coal Royalty and Other segment consists primarily of coal royalty and coal related transportation and processing assets.
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