Somewhat Positive News Coverage Unlikely to Affect KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP) Stock Price

News stories about KNOT Offshore Partners (NYSE:KNOP) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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. KNOT Offshore Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the shipping company an impact score of 27 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for KNOT Offshore Partners (NYSE:KNOP)

Shares of KNOT Offshore Partners (NYSE KNOP) traded down 1.10% on Wednesday, hitting $22.50. The stock had a trading volume of 64,570 shares. The company has a market cap of $675.07 million, a P/E ratio of 10.30 and a beta of 0.79. KNOT Offshore Partners has a 52-week low of $17.01 and a 52-week high of $24.67. The company has a 50-day moving average of $22.52 and a 200-day moving average of $22.49.

Several research firms have weighed in on KNOP. TheStreet cut KNOT Offshore Partners from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered KNOT Offshore Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $21.67.

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About KNOT Offshore Partners

KNOT Offshore Partners LP (KNOT Offshore Partners or the Partnership), owns, operates and acquires shuttle tankers under long-term charters. The Partnership’s vessels in its fleet are chartered to Statoil ASA (Statoil), Petrobras Transporte SA (Transpetro), Repsol Sinopec Brasil, SA (Repsol), Royal Dutch Shell plc, ExxonMobil, and Eni Trading and Shipping S.p.A.

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