News headlines about Dominion Energy Midstream Partners (NYSE:DM) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dominion Energy Midstream Partners earned a news impact score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 47.2164479675007 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

Shares of NYSE DM opened at $15.88 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a current ratio of 1.42 and a quick ratio of 1.24. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.02 billion, a PE ratio of 11.76 and a beta of 1.95. Dominion Energy Midstream Partners has a 1 year low of $12.55 and a 1 year high of $34.85.

Dominion Energy Midstream Partners (NYSE:DM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The pipeline company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $247.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $291.16 million. Dominion Energy Midstream Partners had a net margin of 28.46% and a return on equity of 2.76%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 114.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Dominion Energy Midstream Partners will post 1.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 6th were paid a $0.351 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, August 3rd. This is a boost from Dominion Energy Midstream Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.84%. Dominion Energy Midstream Partners’s dividend payout ratio is 103.70%.

DM has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners from a “strong sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 4th. Citigroup reduced their target price on shares of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners from $19.00 to $17.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 1st. Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their target price for the company from $25.00 to $13.00 in a report on Monday, April 30th. ValuEngine cut shares of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Finally, Guggenheim cut shares of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 30th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.75.

Dominion Energy Midstream Partners Company Profile

Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP owns liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminalling, storage, regasification, and transportation assets. It owns and operates LNG terminalling and storage facility located on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, Maryland. The company also operates an interstate pipeline in South Carolina and southeastern Georgia comprising natural gas system consisting of approximately 1,500 miles of transmission pipeline and 5 compressor stations with approximately 34,500 installed compressor horsepower.

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