Media stories about Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sanchez Energy Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 85 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Alpha One’s scoring:
- Independent Oil & Gas Stocks Under Review — Range Resources, Enterprise Products, Devon, and Sanchez (bizjournals.com)
- Sanchez Energy : Independent Oil & Gas Stocks Under Review — Range Resources, Enterprise Products, Devon, and Sanchez (4-traders.com)
- Sanchez Energy Corp (SN) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Will Crude Oil Prices Hit $60 per Barrel in 2Q17? (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) traded down 4.74% on Thursday, hitting $8.65. The stock had a trading volume of 3,201,794 shares. The firm’s market cap is $515.79 million. Sanchez Energy Corp has a 52-week low of $5.64 and a 52-week high of $14.39. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $10.07 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.54.
Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 22nd. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $126 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $139.07 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.04 EPS. Sanchez Energy Corp’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Sanchez Energy Corp will post $0.62 EPS for the current year.
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on SN. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $16.00 price target (up previously from $14.00) on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. FBR & Co reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $16.00 price objective (up previously from $12.00) on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $17.50 price objective on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp in a research report on Monday, February 6th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and set a $14.00 price objective (up previously from $10.00) on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp in a research report on Monday, February 6th. Finally, KLR Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective (up previously from $15.00) on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp in a research report on Friday, January 27th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $14.61.
Sanchez Energy Corp Company Profile
Sanchez Energy Corporation is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the onshore United States Gulf Coast. The Company focuses on the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas and the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) in Mississippi and Louisiana.
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