Media headlines about RSP Permian (NYSE:RSPP) 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. RSP Permian earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the oil and natural gas company an impact score of 47.8423745579769 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.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- RSP Permian (RSPP) Earns Buy Rating from BMO Capital Markets (americanbankingnews.com)
- RSP Permian’s (RSPP) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies (americanbankingnews.com)
- RSP Permian Inc (RSPP) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Can RSP Permian (RSPP) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions? – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- Northland Securities Reiterates $48.00 Price Target for RSP Permian (RSPP) (nismagazine.com)
RSP Permian (RSPP) traded up $1.28 on Thursday, hitting $42.02. The company had a trading volume of 2,810,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,790,000. The company has a current ratio of 0.84, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $6,660.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 70.03, a P/E/G ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 2.15. RSP Permian has a fifty-two week low of $28.76 and a fifty-two week high of $44.12.
Several research firms have issued reports on RSPP. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $51.00 price objective on shares of RSP Permian in a research report on Thursday. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of RSP Permian in a research report on Tuesday. Northland Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective on shares of RSP Permian in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Jefferies Group set a $48.00 price objective on RSP Permian and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded RSP Permian from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, twenty have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. RSP Permian currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $46.32.
In other RSP Permian news, VP Erik B. Daugbjerg sold 19,973 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.27, for a total value of $744,393.71. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 203,598 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,588,097.46. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Ted Collins, Jr. sold 42,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.47, for a total value of $1,741,740.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 7,968,851 shares in the company, valued at $330,468,250.97. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 170,973 shares of company stock worth $6,414,124. 15.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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About RSP Permian
RSP Permian, Inc is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin of West Texas. The Company’s properties are located on contiguous acreage blocks in the Midland Basin, and the Delaware Basin, both sub-basins of the Permian Basin.
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