Somewhat Negative News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Heineken (OTCMKTS:HEINY) Stock Price

News articles about Heineken (OTCMKTS:HEINY) have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Heineken earned a daily sentiment score of -1.89 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media stories about the company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Heineken’s score:

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on HEINY shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Heineken from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. ValuEngine cut Heineken from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $59.00.

HEINY opened at $52.26 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 0.71 and a quick ratio of 0.53. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $53.68 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $54.11. Heineken has a 1-year low of $42.76 and a 1-year high of $57.84. The firm has a market capitalization of $62.17 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.82, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.94 and a beta of 0.70.

About Heineken

Heineken N.V. engages in brewing and selling beer and cider. The company operates through Africa, Middle East & Eastern Europe; Americas; Asia Pacific; and Europe segments. It offers beer, cider, soft drinks, and other beverages. The company offers its beers under the Heineken, Amstel, Desperados, Sol, Tiger, Tecate, Red Stripe, Krušovice, Birra Morett, Affligem, Lagunitas, and Mort Subite brands, as well as under various other regional and local brands; and cider under the Strongbow Apple Ciders, Orchard Thieves, Stassen, Bulmers, Old Mout, and Blind Pig brands.

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