Dawson Geophysical (DWSN) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) have trended positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dawson Geophysical earned a media sentiment score of 0.40 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 100 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) traded up 7.43% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $4.34. The company had a trading volume of 121,221 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $5.02 and a 200-day moving average of $6.84. Dawson Geophysical has a one year low of $4.02 and a one year high of $9.00. The firm’s market capitalization is $94.10 million.

Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.42) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.34) by $0.08. Dawson Geophysical had a negative return on equity of 19.25% and a negative net margin of 23.70%. The firm had revenue of $41.93 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $26.35 million. Equities analysts predict that Dawson Geophysical will post ($1.25) EPS for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Dawson Geophysical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th.

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Dawson Geophysical Company Profile

Dawson Geophysical Company, formerly TGC Industries, Inc, is a provider of onshore seismic data acquisition and processing services with operations throughout the United States and Canada. The Company acquires and processes two-dimensional (2-D), three-dimensional (3-D) and multi-component seismic data for its clients, ranging from oil and gas companies to independent oil and gas operators, as well as providers of multi-client data libraries.

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