Media stories about Select Energy Services (NYSE:WTTR) have trended positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Select Energy Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.947258069975 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Select Energy Services stock opened at $12.25 on Friday. Select Energy Services has a 52-week low of $11.22 and a 52-week high of $21.96. The company has a quick ratio of 2.17, a current ratio of 2.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. The company has a market capitalization of $1,296.41 and a P/E ratio of 15.31.
WTTR has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. B. Riley set a $24.00 price target on shares of Select Energy Services and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Bank of America reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Select Energy Services in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Piper Jaffray reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Select Energy Services in a research note on Thursday, March 15th. Citigroup raised shares of Select Energy Services from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Select Energy Services from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 14th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.11.
About Select Energy Services
Select Energy Services, Inc, an oilfield services company, provides water solutions to the United States unconventional oil and gas industry. The company operates through three segments: Water Solutions, Accommodations and Rentals, and Wellsite Completion and Construction Services. The Water Solutions segment provides water solutions, including the sourcing of water; the transfer of the water to the wellsite through permanent pipeline infrastructure and temporary pipe; the containment of fluids off-and on-location; measuring and monitoring of water; the filtering and treatment of fluids, well testing, and handling of flowback and produced formation water; and the transportation and recycling or disposal of drilling, completion, and production fluids.
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