Press coverage about Orion Engineered Carbons S.A (NYSE:OEC) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 47.1112482235261 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Orion Engineered Carbons S.A (NYSE OEC) opened at 20.15 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $1.20 billion, a PE ratio of 21.83 and a beta of 0.51. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $21.08 and a 200 day moving average of $20.10. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A has a 52-week low of $17.15 and a 52-week high of $24.55.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 20th will be issued a $0.169 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 19th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.35%. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 88.24%.

Several research firms have weighed in on OEC. BidaskClub cut shares of Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut shares of Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $25.00 to $23.00 in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded shares of Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, April 29th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $22.60.

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Orion Engineered Carbons S.A Company Profile

Orion Engineered Carbons SA is a producer of carbon black. The Company operates through two segments: Specialty Carbon Black and Rubber Carbon Black. The Specialty Carbon Black segment is engaged in the production of specialty carbon black. The Rubber Carbon Black segment is involved in the production of rubber carbon black.

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