Press coverage about Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Emerge Energy Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.4666925629276 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Emerge Energy Services Announces Availability of Schedule K-1s – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
- FTS International (FTSI) vs. Emerge Energy Services (EMES) Critical Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Analysts Expect Emerge Energy Services LP (EMES) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $103.28 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Emerge Energy Services LP to Participate in the Evercore ISI Energy Summit – Nasdaq (nasdaq.com)
Shares of Emerge Energy Services (NYSE EMES) traded down $0.07 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $7.05. The stock had a trading volume of 144,459 shares, compared to its average volume of 661,922. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.59, a quick ratio of 1.42 and a current ratio of 2.00. Emerge Energy Services has a 12-month low of $5.65 and a 12-month high of $15.05. The stock has a market capitalization of $210.16, a P/E ratio of -54.23 and a beta of 1.85.
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Emerge Energy Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price target on Emerge Energy Services from $13.00 to $11.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. B. Riley increased their price target on Emerge Energy Services from $9.00 to $10.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. ValuEngine downgraded Emerge Energy Services from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $9.00 price target on Emerge Energy Services and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.25.
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About Emerge Energy Services
Emerge Energy Services LP owns, operates, acquires and develops a portfolio of energy service assets. The Company operates through Sand segment. The Company conducts its Sand operations through its subsidiary, Superior Silica Sands LLC (SSS). The Company’s Sand business mines, processes and distributes silica sand, an input for the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells.
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