News coverage about Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bonanza Creek Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 44.5772931609088 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
BCEI has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Bonanza Creek Energy in a research note on Monday, November 13th. BMO Capital Markets set a $25.00 target price on shares of Bonanza Creek Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, Bonanza Creek Energy presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $28.50.
Shares of Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) traded down $0.80 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $28.00. 234,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 296,630. The company has a market cap of $589.06 and a P/E ratio of -0.06. Bonanza Creek Energy has a twelve month low of $23.33 and a twelve month high of $40.60.
In other Bonanza Creek Energy news, major shareholder Whitebox Advisors Llc sold 300,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.59, for a total value of $9,477,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 0.57% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About Bonanza Creek Energy
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc (Bonanza Creek) is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of onshore oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The Company’s oil and liquids-weighted assets are concentrated primarily in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado and the Dorcheat Macedonia Field in southern Arkansas.
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