Media coverage about Just Energy Group (NYSE:JE) (TSE:JE) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Just Energy Group earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.5519100824045 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. HC Wainwright set a $10.00 target price on shares of Just Energy Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Just Energy Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.75 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Just Energy Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $7.25 target price on shares of Just Energy Group in a report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Just Energy Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $7.70.
Shares of Just Energy Group (NYSE:JE) traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $5.56. 36,996 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 124,553. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -7.46. The firm has a market capitalization of $816.17, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.18 and a beta of 1.02.
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Just Energy Group Company Profile
Just Energy Group Inc (Just Energy) is an energy management solutions provider engaged in electricity, natural gas, solar and green energy. The Company’s segments include Consumer Energy and Commercial Energy. The Company operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, offering a range of energy products, including long-term fixed-price, variable rate and flat bill programs; home energy management services, including smart thermostats and tools to manage energy use at the appliance level, and residential solar panel installations.
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