Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Hudbay Minerals (HBM) Stock Price

News headlines about Hudbay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) (TSE:HBM) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hudbay Minerals earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the mining company an impact score of 47.9622000694938 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Hudbay Minerals (NYSE:HBM) traded up $0.25 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $8.05. 457,096 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 880,092. Hudbay Minerals has a 12-month low of $4.60 and a 12-month high of $10.25. The company has a market capitalization of $2,037.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.38 and a beta of 2.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 1.87 and a quick ratio of 1.47.

The firm also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a $0.008 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. Hudbay Minerals’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 3.08%.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Hudbay Minerals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. National Bank Financial lowered shares of Hudbay Minerals from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hudbay Minerals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity lowered shares of Hudbay Minerals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.25.

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About Hudbay Minerals

Hudbay Minerals Inc is a Canada-based mining company. The Company is engaged in the production of copper concentrate, consisting of copper, gold and silver, as well as zinc metal. The Company is focused on the discovery, production and marketing of base and precious metals. The Company has assets in North and South America.

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