Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Keane Group (FRAC) Stock Price

Media headlines about Keane Group (NASDAQ:FRAC) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Keane Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 44.8172518985942 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Keane Group (NASDAQ FRAC) traded up 3.62% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $14.88. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 736,221 shares. The company’s market capitalization is $1.66 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $15.40 and a 200-day moving average price of $14.86. Keane Group has a 1-year low of $12.42 and a 1-year high of $22.93.

Keane Group (NASDAQ:FRAC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 31st. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.06. Keane Group had a negative return on equity of 14.38% and a negative net margin of 3.68%. The company had revenue of $323.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $316.71 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 34.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that Keane Group will post $0.10 EPS for the current fiscal year.

FRAC has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC initiated coverage on Keane Group in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $20.00 price objective for the company. Citigroup Inc. set a $18.00 price objective on Keane Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Barclays PLC initiated coverage on Keane Group in a research report on Friday, October 6th. They issued an “underweight” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Capital One Financial Corporation reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Keane Group in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Scotiabank set a $21.00 price objective on Keane Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.74.

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Keane Group Company Profile

Keane Group, Inc is provider of integrated well completion services in the United States, with a focus on demanding completion solutions. The Company’s segments include Completion Services, which comprises hydraulic fracturing and wireline divisions, and Other Services, which consists of coiled tubing, cementing and drilling divisions.

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