News headlines about EnLink Midstream Partners, (NYSE:ENLK) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. EnLink Midstream Partners, earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.1762980109606 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

EnLink Midstream Partners, (NYSE ENLK) opened at 15.48 on Friday. The stock’s market capitalization is $5.38 billion. EnLink Midstream Partners, has a 52-week low of $15.07 and a 52-week high of $19.89. The company has a 50-day moving average of $16.69 and a 200-day moving average of $17.59.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 11th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st were given a dividend of $0.39 per share. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.08%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 28th. EnLink Midstream Partners,’s dividend payout ratio is currently -503.21%.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on ENLK shares. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of EnLink Midstream Partners, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, June 16th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of EnLink Midstream Partners, from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $20.00 to $19.00 in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of EnLink Midstream Partners, from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EnLink Midstream Partners, from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Guggenheim started coverage on shares of EnLink Midstream Partners, in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 target price on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.20.

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EnLink Midstream Partners, Company Profile

EnLink Midstream Partners, LP is a midstream company. The Company’s business activities are conducted through its subsidiary, EnLink Midstream Operating, LP (the Operating Partnership) and the subsidiaries of the Operating Partnership. The Company operates through five segments: Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Crude and Condensate, and Corporate.

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