News stories about Alliance Holdings GP (NASDAQ:AHGP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alliance Holdings GP earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.4899410758335 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of research analysts have commented on AHGP shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Alliance Holdings GP from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Alliance Holdings GP from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Alliance Holdings GP from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. TheStreet upgraded shares of Alliance Holdings GP from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Finally, dropped their price target on shares of Alliance Holdings GP from $32.00 to $31.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company. Alliance Holdings GP presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $30.67.
Alliance Holdings GP (NASDAQ AHGP) opened at $28.40 on Friday. Alliance Holdings GP has a one year low of $22.71 and a one year high of $32.31. The company has a current ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 0.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. The stock has a market cap of $1,700.11, a PE ratio of 8.61 and a beta of 0.51.
Alliance Holdings GP (NASDAQ:AHGP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The energy company reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.91 by ($0.26). Alliance Holdings GP had a return on equity of 17.78% and a net margin of 10.76%. The firm had revenue of $453.09 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $486.80 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.81 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 17.9% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Alliance Holdings GP will post 3.17 EPS for the current year.
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Alliance Holdings GP Company Profile
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (AHGP) is a limited partnership company. The Company owns directly and indirectly the members’ interest in Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC (MGP), the managing general partner of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP). The Company’s segments include Illinois Basin, Appalachia, and Other and Corporate.
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