News articles about Smart Sand (NASDAQ:SND) have been trending positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. 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. Smart Sand earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9069833334089 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
A number of analysts have weighed in on SND shares. Janney Montgomery Scott downgraded Smart Sand from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $13.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. TheStreet upgraded Smart Sand from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded Smart Sand from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $12.00 price target on Smart Sand and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Finally, Jefferies Group cut shares of Smart Sand from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $12.90.
Smart Sand (SND) opened at $7.55 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $304.97 and a PE ratio of 11.44. Smart Sand has a 1 year low of $4.81 and a 1 year high of $16.82.
Smart Sand, Inc is a producer of Northern White raw frac sand, which is a proppant used to enhance hydrocarbon recovery rates in the hydraulic fracturing of oil and natural gas wells. The Company sells its products primarily to oil and natural gas exploration and production companies and oilfield service companies under a combination of long-term take-or-pay contracts and spot sales in the open market.
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