News stories about Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bonanza Creek Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.5680440138266 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on BCEI shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Bonanza Creek Energy in a research report on Monday, November 13th. ValuEngine raised shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Bonanza Creek Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. 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.
Shares of Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE BCEI) traded up $0.90 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $27.02. 116,790 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 276,652. Bonanza Creek Energy has a 1 year low of $23.33 and a 1 year high of $40.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $526.47, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.18 and a beta of 1.91.
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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