Headlines about Orion Engineered Carbons S.A (NYSE:OEC) have trended somewhat negative on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A earned a media sentiment score of -0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.751148470956 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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A number of research firms have recently weighed in on OEC. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from $23.00 to $25.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday. J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $29.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on shares of Orion Engineered Carbons S.A in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. UBS AG boosted their target price on Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from $21.00 to $23.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Orion Engineered Carbons S.A from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.71.

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A (OEC) traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $23.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 414,893 shares, compared to its average volume of 287,346. Orion Engineered Carbons S.A has a 1 year low of $17.15 and a 1 year high of $25.45. The company has a current ratio of 2.08, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,390.00, a PE ratio of 14.72 and a beta of 0.53.

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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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