Media headlines about Bristow Group (NYSE:BRS) have been trending very positive this week, according to Alpha One Sentiment. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bristow Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.53 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 74 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Alpha One’s scoring:
- Bristow Group Down 30.6% Since SmarTrend Downtrend Call (BRS) (mysmartrend.com)
- The Bristow Group Inc (BRS) Shares Sold by LSV Asset Management – BangaloreWeekly (bangaloreweekly.com)
- Bristow Group Inc (BRS): Indicator Watch on Company Shares – Stock Press Daily (stockpressdaily.com)
- Bristow Group Inc (BRS) Signal Update & Ratings Review – Stock Daily Review (stockdailyreview.com)
- Taking a Closer Look at Shares of Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) – SKV News (skvnews.com)
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on BRS shares. Evercore ISI reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $26.00 price target on shares of Bristow Group in a report on Monday, February 6th. Barclays PLC upped their price target on shares of Bristow Group from $20.00 to $25.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Bristow Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Finally, Johnson Rice reissued an “in-line” rating on shares of Bristow Group in a research report on Tuesday, February 7th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.40.
Bristow Group (NYSE:BRS) traded up 5.05% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $14.15. 308,448 shares of the stock were exchanged. Bristow Group has a 1-year low of $9.17 and a 1-year high of $21.88. The company’s 50 day moving average is $13.92 and its 200 day moving average is $15.96. The company’s market capitalization is $496.59 million.
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About Bristow Group
Bristow Group Inc is an industrial aviation services provider and helicopter service provider to the offshore energy industry. The Industrial Aviation Services segment’s operations are conducted primarily through four regions: Europe Caspian, Africa, Americas and Asia Pacific. The Europe Caspian region consists of all its operations and affiliates in Europe and Central Asia, including Norway, the United Kingdom and Turkmenistan.
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