Media stories about Questar (NYSE:STR) have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. The research group, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Questar earned a news sentiment score of -0.25 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 80 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Questar (NYSE:STR) opened at 25.06 on Friday. Questar has a one year low of $18.02 and a one year high of $25.38. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $25.10 and its 200 day moving average is $25.05.
Dominion Questar Corp, formerly Questar Corporation, is an integrated natural gas holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries is principally engaged in three lines of business, which include Questar Gas Company (Questar Gas), which provides retail natural gas distribution in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho; Wexpro Company (Wexpro), which develops and produces natural gas from cost-of-service reserves for Questar Gas customers, and Questar Pipeline Company, which operates interstate natural gas pipelines and storage facilities in the western the United States and provides other energy services.
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