Media stories about Star Gas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SGU) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news 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. Star Gas Partners, L.P. earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.1285413416897 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Star Gas Partners, L.P. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th.

Shares of Star Gas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SGU) remained flat at $$10.52 on Thursday. 38,300 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 64,732. The firm has a market cap of $587.93, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.87 and a beta of 0.27. The company has a quick ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21. Star Gas Partners, L.P. has a 12 month low of $9.00 and a 12 month high of $11.70.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Monday, October 23rd were given a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 20th. Star Gas Partners, L.P.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 95.65%.

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Star Gas Partners, L.P. Company Profile

Star Group, L.P., formerly Star Gas Partners, L.P., is a service energy provider. The Company is a home heating oil and propane distributor and services provider. It also sells gasoline and diesel fuel to customers on a delivery only basis. The Company installs, maintains and repairs heating and air conditioning equipment, and provides these services outside its customer base, including service contracts for natural gas and other heating systems.

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