Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) Stock Price

Headlines about Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bonanza Creek Energy earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.8043371373058 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Several research firms have commented on BCEI. BidaskClub raised shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Bonanza Creek Energy in a report on Monday, November 13th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $25.00 price target on shares of Bonanza Creek Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $28.50.

Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) traded up $1.06 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $29.33. 284,200 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 319,550. Bonanza Creek Energy has a one year low of $23.33 and a one year high of $40.60. The company has a market capitalization of $599.90 and a PE ratio of -0.06.

Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.68. Bonanza Creek Energy had a negative net margin of 33.79% and a negative return on equity of 3.17%. The company had revenue of $45.23 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $45.63 million. research analysts predict that Bonanza Creek Energy will post 0.49 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, major shareholder Whitebox Advisors Llc sold 300,000 shares of the 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 transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 0.57% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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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