Media headlines about Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:XOG) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Extraction Oil & Gas earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the energy company an impact score of 48.2668893156069 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Iraq oil ministry starts taking over Majnoon oilfield operations (reuters.com)
- Extraction Oil & Gas Inc (XOG) Expected to Earn Q1 2018 Earnings of ($0.01) Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Extraction Oil & Gas Inc (XOG) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.00 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Extraction Oil & Gas Inc Forecasted to Earn Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.10 Per Share (XOG) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Rastafari will be monitoring oil and gas production (stabroeknews.com)
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on XOG shares. Royal Bank of Canada set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Extraction Oil & Gas from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Saturday, September 23rd. Williams Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $21.00 target price on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Jefferies Group assumed coverage on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Monday, October 9th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $14.00 target price on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. Extraction Oil & Gas presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.50.
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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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