ARKEMA/S (ARKAY) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows
Media headlines about ARKEMA/S (OTCMKTS:ARKAY) have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ARKEMA/S earned a coverage optimism score of 1.68 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news articles about the basic materials company an news buzz score of 4 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, Credit Suisse Group upgraded ARKEMA/S to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday.
Shares of OTCMKTS ARKAY traded down $0.56 during trading on Friday, reaching $108.09. The company had a trading volume of 4,295 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,080. ARKEMA/S has a 12 month low of $98.70 and a 12 month high of $137.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.25 billion, a PE ratio of 12.24 and a beta of 1.21. The company has a current ratio of 2.40, a quick ratio of 1.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47.
Arkema SA provides chemical products worldwide. Its High Performance Materials segment offers adhesives and sealants for industry, hygiene, construction, and consumer products; and specialty polyamides for automotive, aerospace, aeronautics, oil and gas, electronics, and consumer goods, as well as polyvinylidene fluoride for chemical engineering, paints and anti-corrosive coatings, oil and gas extraction, photovoltaic panels, lithium-ion batteries, and water treatment membranes.
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