Headlines about GasLog (NYSE:GLOG) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. GasLog earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the shipping company an impact score of 46.380849699805 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
GasLog (NYSE:GLOG) opened at $18.00 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,450.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 360.00 and a beta of 1.27. GasLog has a 1-year low of $12.75 and a 1-year high of $19.20. The company has a current ratio of 1.45, a quick ratio of 1.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.48.
GasLog (NYSE:GLOG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The shipping company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $131.24 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $132.32 million. GasLog had a return on equity of 0.19% and a net margin of 7.34%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 8.7% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that GasLog will post 0.06 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were issued a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 10th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.11%. GasLog’s dividend payout ratio is presently 160.00%.
Several research firms have recently commented on GLOG. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of GasLog in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. BidaskClub raised GasLog from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 price target on shares of GasLog in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised GasLog from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, DNB Markets cut GasLog from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $17.80 price target for the company. in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.98.
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GasLog Company Profile
GasLog Ltd. is an international owner, operator and manager of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The Company provides support to international energy companies as part of their LNG logistics chain. The Company’s owned consolidated fleet consists of 27 LNG carriers, including 22 ships in operation and five LNG carriers on order.
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