Media coverage about Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) has been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pangaea Logistics Solutions earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the shipping company an impact score of 47.2581203186869 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) traded up $0.06 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $2.71. The stock had a trading volume of 16,439 shares, compared to its average volume of 34,308. The stock has a market capitalization of $117.37, a PE ratio of 33.88 and a beta of 0.65. Pangaea Logistics Solutions has a one year low of $2.14 and a one year high of $8.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a current ratio of 1.31.

Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The shipping company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $107.02 million during the quarter. Pangaea Logistics Solutions had a return on equity of 6.90% and a net margin of 1.10%. analysts predict that Pangaea Logistics Solutions will post 0.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have issued reports on PANL. TheStreet raised Pangaea Logistics Solutions from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Fearnley Fonds initiated coverage on Pangaea Logistics Solutions in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $3.60 target price for the company. Noble Financial initiated coverage on Pangaea Logistics Solutions in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Pangaea Logistics Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Pangaea Logistics Solutions currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $57.35.

In other news, Director Anthony Laura sold 13,000 shares of Pangaea Logistics Solutions stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.50, for a total value of $58,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 86.15% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Pangaea Logistics Solutions Company Profile

Pangaea Logistics Solutions, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company is a provider of seaborne drybulk transportation services. The Company services a range of industrial customers who require the transportation of a range of drybulk cargoes, including grains, coal, iron ore, pig iron, hot briquetted iron, bauxite, alumina, cement clinker, dolomite and limestone.

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