News coverage about TransMontaigne Partners (NYSE:TLP) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TransMontaigne Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.7473835463914 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of research firms recently commented on TLP. UBS Group lifted their price target on TransMontaigne Partners from $52.00 to $53.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut TransMontaigne Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. B. Riley set a $45.00 price target on TransMontaigne Partners and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, December 18th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co assumed coverage on TransMontaigne Partners in a report on Thursday, November 30th. They set a “market perform” rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. TransMontaigne Partners presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $49.86.

Shares of TransMontaigne Partners (NYSE:TLP) traded up $0.68 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $35.91. The company had a trading volume of 72,490 shares, compared to its average volume of 39,208. TransMontaigne Partners has a 1 year low of $34.78 and a 1 year high of $49.31. The company has a market capitalization of $580.93, a PE ratio of 14.72 and a beta of 0.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.85.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 31st were issued a dividend of $0.77 per share. This is a boost from TransMontaigne Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.76. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, January 30th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.58%. TransMontaigne Partners’s payout ratio is presently 126.23%.

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TransMontaigne Partners Company Profile

TransMontaigne Partners L.P. is a terminaling and transportation company with operations in the United States along the Gulf Coast, in the Midwest, in Houston and Brownsville, Texas, along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, and in the Southeast. The Company operates its business in five principal business segments: Gulf Coast terminals, Midwest terminals and pipeline system, Brownsville terminals, River terminals and Southeast terminals.

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