Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE:SN)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by equities researchers at FBR & Co in a research report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $10.00 price objective on the stock, down from their prior price objective of $12.00. FBR & Co’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 40.85% from the company’s current price.

Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. KLR Group lowered shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. from a “buy” rating to an “accumulate” rating and set a $10.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, August 19th. Vetr lowered shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, August 12th. National Securities lifted their price objective on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. from $9.00 to $11.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Saturday, July 30th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG lowered shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $10.00 to $8.00 in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $7.78.

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

Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE:SN) opened at 7.10 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $7.65 and a 200-day moving average price of $7.79. Sanchez Energy Corp. has a 1-year low of $2.06 and a 1-year high of $9.83. The firm’s market capitalization is $415.83 million.

Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE:SN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 7th. The company reported ($1.19) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $1.22. The firm had revenue of $114.81 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $133.94 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($7.33) EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Sanchez Energy Corp. will post ($0.26) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Societe Generale purchased a new stake in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. during the second quarter valued at $101,000. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchased a new stake in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. during the third quarter valued at $114,000. Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. during the third quarter valued at $126,000. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. by 17.8% in the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 15,456 shares of the company’s stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 2,338 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp. by 8.4% in the second quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 24,650 shares of the company’s stock valued at $174,000 after buying an additional 1,900 shares in the last quarter. 58.48% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Sanchez Energy Corp.

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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