News stories about Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Continental Resources earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the oil and natural gas company an impact score of 46.4007111848679 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- We’re about to see a Wall Street billionaire slap fight about whether or not the sky is blue – Business Insider (businessinsider.com)
- Harold Hamm: If we get Trump's policies we'll see 4% GDP (finance.yahoo.com)
- Harold Hamm: Over-forecasting of EIA numbers is concernin… (finance.yahoo.com)
- We’re about to see a Wall Street billionaire slap fight about whether the sky is blue (finance.yahoo.com)
- Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm fires back at short… (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Continental Resources (NYSE CLR) traded down 0.39% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $36.15. The stock had a trading volume of 2,158,026 shares. Continental Resources has a 12 month low of $29.08 and a 12 month high of $60.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.74 and its 200 day moving average is $37.97. The firm’s market cap is $13.42 billion.
A number of brokerages have issued reports on CLR. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price objective on shares of Continental Resources in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price objective on shares of Continental Resources in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Continental Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 target price on shares of Continental Resources in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Cowen and Company set a $35.00 target price on Continental Resources and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $46.29.
About Continental Resources
Continental Resources, Inc is a crude oil and natural gas company with properties in the North, South and East regions of the United States. The North region consists of properties north of Kansas and west of the Mississippi River and includes North Dakota Bakken, Montana Bakken and the Red River units.
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