Lonestar Resources US (LONE) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News headlines about Lonestar Resources US (NASDAQ:LONE) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lonestar Resources US earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the energy company an impact score of 44.5224912173761 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.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Several equities analysts have weighed in on LONE shares. Cowen and Company set a $9.00 target price on shares of Lonestar Resources US and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Lonestar Resources US from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lonestar Resources US from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $3.50 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Roth Capital set a $9.00 target price on shares of Lonestar Resources US and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Wunderlich boosted their target price on shares of Lonestar Resources US from $13.00 to $15.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $8.28.

Lonestar Resources US (NASDAQ LONE) traded up 0.35% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $2.90. 43,627 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $3.21 and a 200 day moving average of $4.17. Lonestar Resources US has a 1-year low of $2.43 and a 1-year high of $11.35. The firm’s market capitalization is $63.29 million.

In other news, Director Stephen H. Oglesby purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 25th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $3.10 per share, for a total transaction of $31,000.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $31,000. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Over the last quarter, insiders have bought 22,200 shares of company stock valued at $66,836. Insiders own 2.30% of the company’s stock.

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Lonestar Resources US Company Profile

Lonestar Resources Limited is an Australia-based oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company is involved in the exploration, production and acquisition of unconventional oil and gas reserves. It holds interests in approximately 38,191 net acres in the Eagle Ford Shale, Bakken and Three Forks plays.

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