Media stories about Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE:AT) (TSE:ATP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Atlantic Power Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.1334277783559 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
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AT has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Atlantic Power Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Atlantic Power Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. TD Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Atlantic Power Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Atlantic Power Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a hold rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $2.67.
Shares of Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE:AT) traded up 2.04% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $2.50. 316,367 shares of the company were exchanged. Atlantic Power Corporation has a 52 week low of $2.12 and a 52 week high of $2.75. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $2.38 and a 200 day moving average of $2.45. The firm’s market capitalization is $288.20 million.
In other Atlantic Power Corporation news, CEO James J. Moore, Jr. acquired 35,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 31st. The stock was acquired at an average price of $2.38 per share, with a total value of $83,300.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 385,742 shares in the company, valued at approximately $918,065.96. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Gilbert Samuel Palter acquired 49,900 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 31st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $2.39 per share, with a total value of $119,261.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 118,228 shares of company stock valued at $289,781. 1.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About Atlantic Power Corporation
Atlantic Power Corporation (Atlantic Power) owns and operates a fleet of power generation assets in the United States and Canada. The Company’s power generation projects sell electricity to utilities and other commercial customers. Atlantic Power’s segments include East U.S., West U.S. and Canada. The Company’s East U.S.
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