News stories about Seadrill Partners (NYSE:SDLP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Seadrill Partners earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.5314630697778 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several brokerages recently commented on SDLP. BidaskClub cut Seadrill Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 30th. ValuEngine cut Seadrill Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 25th.

Shares of Seadrill Partners (NYSE SDLP) traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $3.89. The company had a trading volume of 312,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 401,918. Seadrill Partners has a 1 year low of $2.61 and a 1 year high of $5.32. The company has a quick ratio of 2.08, a current ratio of 2.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $357.19, a PE ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 2.23.

Seadrill Partners (NYSE:SDLP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The oil and gas company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.06. Seadrill Partners had a return on equity of 4.80% and a net margin of 17.68%.

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Seadrill Partners Company Profile

Seadrill Partners LLC is an offshore deepwater drilling company. The Company owns, operates and acquires offshore drilling units. The Company’s subsidiaries include Seadrill Operating LP, Seadrill Capricorn Holdings LLC and Seadrill Partners Operating LLC (collectively, OPCO). The Company’s segment is OPCO’s fleet.

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