Stone Energy (SGY) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about Stone Energy (NYSE:SGY) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. Stone Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the oil and natural gas company an impact score of 45.1807594755498 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of NYSE SGY opened at $37.67 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 2.12 and a quick ratio of 2.12. Stone Energy has a twelve month low of $16.76 and a twelve month high of $40.16.

Stone Energy (NYSE:SGY) last announced its earnings results on Monday, March 12th. The oil and natural gas company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.22 by ($0.10). The business had revenue of $76.33 million during the quarter. Stone Energy had a return on equity of 128.72% and a net margin of 116.92%. equities analysts predict that Stone Energy will post 2.25 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Stone Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 22nd. ValuEngine cut Stone Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.38.

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About Stone Energy

Stone Energy Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development, and operation of oil and gas properties in the Gulf of Mexico. As of December 31, 2017, it had an estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves of approximately 32.5 million barrels of oil equivalent.

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