News headlines about Navios Maritime Partners (NYSE:NMM) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Navios Maritime Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the shipping company an impact score of 45.4158237894937 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Navios Maritime Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.25 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday. ValuEngine downgraded Navios Maritime Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, May 26th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reduced their target price on Navios Maritime Partners from $2.20 to $1.80 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, April 17th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Navios Maritime Partners currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $2.31.

Shares of Navios Maritime Partners traded down $0.04, reaching $2.06, during trading hours on Wednesday, according to Marketbeat.com. The stock had a trading volume of 20,628 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,166,589. Navios Maritime Partners has a 12 month low of $1.45 and a 12 month high of $2.62. The stock has a market capitalization of $348.59 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.88 and a beta of 1.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a quick ratio of 1.53 and a current ratio of 1.53.

Navios Maritime Partners (NYSE:NMM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 8th. The shipping company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01. Navios Maritime Partners had a positive return on equity of 3.37% and a negative net margin of 1.78%. The company had revenue of $53.05 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $53.84 million. equities analysts forecast that Navios Maritime Partners will post 0.18 EPS for the current year.

About Navios Maritime Partners

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. owns and operates dry cargo vessels in Asia, Europe, North America, and Australia. The company offers seaborne transportation services for a range of dry cargo commodities, including iron ore, coal, grain, and fertilizers, as well as charters its vessels under medium to long-term charters.

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