Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE:SN) was downgraded by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.

SN has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. KLR Group downgraded shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. from a “buy” rating to an “accumulate” rating and set a $10.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Friday, August 19th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, July 20th. Vetr downgraded shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Friday, August 12th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $8.00 price target on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.03.

Analyst Recommendations for Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE:SN)

Shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE:SN) opened at 7.71 on Thursday. The company’s market cap is $451.55 million. Sanchez Energy Corp. has a 52 week low of $2.06 and a 52 week high of $9.83. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $8.57 and its 200-day moving average is $7.68.

Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE:SN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The company reported ($3.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $3.11. The company had revenue of $111 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $121.61 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.43) earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Sanchez Energy Corp. will post ($0.23) earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of SN. Quantitative Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Sanchez Energy Corp. by 4.7% in the second quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 33,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $234,000 after buying an additional 1,500 shares during the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP boosted its position in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. by 317.2% in the second quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 27,097 shares of the company’s stock valued at $191,000 after buying an additional 20,602 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. by 5.0% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 117,204 shares of the company’s stock valued at $827,000 after buying an additional 5,546 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. by 34.2% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 447,308 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,158,000 after buying an additional 113,941 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Kalos Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. by 23.7% in the second quarter. Kalos Management Inc. now owns 35,220 shares of the company’s stock valued at $249,000 after buying an additional 6,749 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 58.86% of the company’s stock.

Sanchez Energy Corp. Company Profile

Sanchez Energy Corporation is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the onshore United States Gulf Coast. The Company focuses on the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas and the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) in Mississippi and Louisiana.

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