Alliance Resource Partners (ARLP) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media coverage about Alliance Resource Partners (NASDAQ:ARLP) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Alliance Resource Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the energy company an impact score of 45.6102234733357 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Alliance Resource Partners (NASDAQ ARLP) opened at $20.40 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. Alliance Resource Partners has a fifty-two week low of $17.60 and a fifty-two week high of $25.55. The stock has a market cap of $2,670.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.31 and a beta of 0.74.

Alliance Resource Partners (NASDAQ:ARLP) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The energy company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.65 by ($0.13). The business had revenue of $453.19 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $474.34 million. Alliance Resource Partners had a return on equity of 31.11% and a net margin of 18.96%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.91 EPS. analysts forecast that Alliance Resource Partners will post 3.06 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on ARLP shares. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Alliance Resource Partners in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. FBR & Co set a $30.00 target price on shares of Alliance Resource Partners and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. ValuEngine raised shares of Alliance Resource Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their target price on shares of Alliance Resource Partners from $22.00 to $21.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Alliance Resource Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $25.32.

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Alliance Resource Partners Company Profile

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. is a producer and marketer of coal primarily to the United States utilities and industrial users. The Company operates through segments, including Illinois Basin, Appalachia, and Other and Corporate. The Illinois Basin segment consists of various operating segments, including Webster County Coal, LLC’s Dotiki mining complex, Gibson County Coal, LLC’s mining complex, which includes the Gibson North mine and Gibson South mine, Hopkins County Coal, LLC’s mining complex, which includes the Elk Creek mine, the Pleasant View surface mineable reserves and the Fies property, White County Coal, LLC’s, Pattiki mining complex, Warrior Coal, LLC’s mining complex, Sebree Mining, LLC’s mining complex, which includes the Onton mine and River View Coal, LLC mining complex.

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