Willbros Group (WG) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.09

News articles about Willbros Group (NYSE:WG) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Willbros Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.0565953338492 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Willbros Group (WG) opened at $1.37 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 1.29 and a current ratio of 1.30. Willbros Group has a one year low of $1.33 and a one year high of $3.84.

Willbros Group (NYSE:WG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.52) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.03) by ($0.49). Willbros Group had a negative net margin of 8.45% and a negative return on equity of 54.91%. The business had revenue of $240.77 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $246.20 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.17) earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 37.7% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Willbros Group will post -0.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

WG has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Willbros Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.50 price target for the company in a research note on Saturday, September 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Willbros Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of Willbros Group from $1.25 to $1.35 and gave the stock an “underperformer” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th.

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Willbros Group Company Profile

Willbros Group, Inc is a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil and gas and power industries with offerings that primarily include construction, maintenance and facilities development services. The Company operates through three segments: Oil & Gas, Utility T&D and Canada. The Company provides services through operating subsidiaries.

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