VAALCO Energy (NYSE:EGY) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Media coverage about VAALCO Energy (NYSE:EGY) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. VAALCO Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the energy company an impact score of 46.8728049871303 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

VAALCO Energy traded down $0.25, hitting $2.65, during trading on Friday, Marketbeat.com reports. 35,590 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,915,176. The company has a market capitalization of $154.93 million, a P/E ratio of 10.52 and a beta of 0.82. The company has a current ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. VAALCO Energy has a 52 week low of $0.68 and a 52 week high of $2.95.

VAALCO Energy (NYSE:EGY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 7th. The energy company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter. VAALCO Energy had a return on equity of 135.33% and a net margin of 16.85%. The firm had revenue of $27.65 million for the quarter.



VAALCO Energy Company Profile

VAALCO Energy, Inc, an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas. The company holds Etame production sharing contract related to the Etame Marin block located offshore the Republic of Gabon in West Africa. It also owns interests in an undeveloped block offshore Equatorial Guinea, West Africa.

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