Press coverage about Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (NYSE:BEP) (TSE:BEP) has trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. earned a news sentiment score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.1272864070864 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. TD Securities upped their price objective on shares of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. from $35.00 to $38.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Barclays PLC set a $36.00 price objective on shares of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, August 6th. National Bank Financial lowered shares of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and set a $35.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Tuesday. Raymond James Financial, Inc. cut their price objective on shares of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. from $35.00 to $33.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on shares of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. from $32.00 to $35.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.75.
Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (NYSE:BEP) traded down 0.48% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $33.37. 56,122 shares of the company were exchanged. Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. has a 12-month low of $26.61 and a 12-month high of $35.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.90 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11123.33 and a beta of 0.25. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $33.10 and its 200-day moving average price is $31.11.
Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (NYSE:BEP) (TSE:BEP) last released its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.05. Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. had a net margin of 2.82% and a return on equity of 0.76%. The firm had revenue of $683 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $721.75 million. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. will post $0.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be issued a $0.4675 dividend. This represents a $1.87 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 29th.
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Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. Company Profile
Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P., formerly Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P., is the owner and operator of a portfolio of assets that generate electricity from renewable resources. The Company operates as a pure-play renewable power platform. Its segments include Hydroelectric, Wind, Other and Corporate.
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