Press coverage about Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) 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. Hornbeck Offshore Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.6177511174082 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.
Several research firms have recently issued reports on HOS. ValuEngine raised Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $2.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.33.
Shares of Hornbeck Offshore Services stock opened at $3.18 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 5.08, a current ratio of 5.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75. Hornbeck Offshore Services has a fifty-two week low of $1.51 and a fifty-two week high of $4.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $119.61, a P/E ratio of 4.68 and a beta of 1.27.
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Hornbeck Offshore Services Company Profile
Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc provides marine transportation, subsea installation and accommodation support services to exploration and production, oilfield service, offshore construction and the United States military customers. The Company focuses on providing marine solutions for the deepwater and ultradeepwater energy industry in domestic and select foreign locations.
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