News headlines about Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Jones Energy earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 45.6012158746053 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Jones Energy, Inc. (JONE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $58.70 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Jones Energy, Inc. :JONE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 4, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Expect Jones Energy, Inc. (JONE) to Post -$0.15 EPS (americanbankingnews.com)
- Meet the GC of Cudd Energy Services (texaslawyer.com)
Jones Energy (JONE) traded up 0.93% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $1.09. 670,499 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $1.22 and a 200-day moving average of $1.96. The stock’s market capitalization is $79.30 million. Jones Energy has a 12 month low of $0.85 and a 12 month high of $4.91.
Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The oil and gas producer reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.30. The business had revenue of $48.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $53.93 million. Jones Energy had a negative net margin of 79.19% and a positive return on equity of 0.09%. Jones Energy’s quarterly revenue was up 67.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.09) EPS. Analysts forecast that Jones Energy will post ($0.21) EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several research firms recently weighed in on JONE. Seaport Global Securities lowered shares of Jones Energy from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their target price for the company from $5.00 to $1.50 in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Jones Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.50 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered shares of Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $1.50 target price on the stock. in a report on Thursday, July 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Jones Energy presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3.93.
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About Jones Energy
Jones Energy, Inc is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s assets are located within the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma. It owns leasehold interests in oil and natural gas producing properties, as well as in undeveloped acreage, located in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins in Texas and Oklahoma.
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