News stories about DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DryShips earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the shipping company an impact score of 47.4534550047719 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

DryShips (DRYS) opened at $3.95 on Friday. DryShips has a 12-month low of $0.98 and a 12-month high of $53,782.40.

DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 30th. The shipping company reported ($37.12) earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $16.38 million during the quarter. DryShips had a negative net margin of 177.74% and a negative return on equity of 41.00%.

The firm also recently declared a special dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 14th. Investors of record on Friday, October 27th were given a dividend of $0.024 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 26th. DryShips’s payout ratio is 0.00%.

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DryShips Company Profile

DryShips, Inc is a holding company. The Company owns drybulk carriers and offshore support vessels. The Company operates through two segments: the drybulk carrier and the offshore support. Under its drybulk segment, the Company operates as a provider of drybulk commodities transportation services for the steel, electric utility, construction and agri-food industries.

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