News coverage about Tharisa (LON:THS) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Tharisa earned a media sentiment score of 0.60 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news coverage 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 company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of LON THS remained flat at $GBX 109.50 ($1.43) during trading on Thursday. The stock had a trading volume of 6,428 shares, compared to its average volume of 15,153. Tharisa has a 1 year low of GBX 101 ($1.32) and a 1 year high of GBX 121.97 ($1.59). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 24.97, a current ratio of 2.09 and a quick ratio of 1.75. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 113.24 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 111.74. The stock has a market cap of $291.94 million and a PE ratio of 9.13.
THS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 170 ($2.22) price target (down previously from GBX 185 ($2.42)) on shares of Tharisa in a research report on Tuesday, October 22nd. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Tharisa in a research report on Thursday, October 10th.
In other news, insider Michael Jones sold 14,570 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,175 ($28.42), for a total transaction of £316,897.50 ($414,082.71).
Tharisa Company Profile
Tharisa plc, an investment holding company, engages in the mining, processing, beneficiation, marketing, sale, and logistics of platinum group metals (PGM) and chrome concentrates in China, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: PGM, Chrome, and Agency and Trading.
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