Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Extraction Oil & Gas (XOG) Share Price

Media stories about Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:XOG) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Extraction Oil & Gas earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the energy company an impact score of 47.5916525963092 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:XOG) opened at $12.54 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. The firm has a market cap of $2,188.44, a PE ratio of -7.42 and a beta of 0.62. Extraction Oil & Gas has a fifty-two week low of $11.31 and a fifty-two week high of $19.22.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on XOG shares. KeyCorp reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. SunTrust Banks set a $21.00 target price on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Extraction Oil & Gas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Extraction Oil & Gas from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 23rd. Finally, Macquarie started coverage on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $19.00 target price for the company. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Extraction Oil & Gas currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $19.54.

In related news, insider Matthew R. Owens sold 400,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.81, for a total value of $5,924,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 1,081,051 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $16,010,365.31. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 6.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Extraction Oil & Gas Company Profile

Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc, formerly Extraction Oil & Gas, LLC, is an energy company. It is focused on the acquisition, development and production of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) reserves in the Rocky Mountains, primarily in the Wattenberg Field of the Denver-Julesburg Basin (the DJ Basin) of Colorado.

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