Ecopetrol (EC) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.02

News articles about Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ecopetrol earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.6924177386332 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC) traded down $0.17 on Tuesday, hitting $17.34. 1,448,214 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,059,406. The company has a market cap of $35,830.00, a P/E ratio of 29.90, a P/E/G ratio of 0.28 and a beta of 1.36. Ecopetrol has a one year low of $8.44 and a one year high of $20.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 1.37 and a quick ratio of 1.07.

Several research firms recently issued reports on EC. TheStreet raised shares of Ecopetrol from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Ecopetrol from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $9.30 to $12.00 in a research note on Tuesday. UBS Group downgraded shares of Ecopetrol from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Citigroup downgraded shares of Ecopetrol from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Finally, HSBC downgraded shares of Ecopetrol from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.00.

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Ecopetrol Company Profile

Ecopetrol SA is an oil company. The Company operates in Colombia, Peru, Brazil and the United States Gulf Coast. The Company’s segments include Exploration and Production, Transportation and Logistics, and Refining, Petrochemicals and Biofuels. The Company’s Exploration and Production segment includes exploration, development and production activities in Colombia and abroad.

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