Press coverage about Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ion Geophysical Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.8909511193186 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Separately, ValuEngine raised Ion Geophysical Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th.

Shares of Ion Geophysical Corporation (NYSE IO) traded up 14.75% on Friday, reaching $7.00. The company had a trading volume of 153,139 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $4.41 and a 200-day moving average price of $4.49. The company’s market capitalization is $83.18 million. Ion Geophysical Corporation has a 12 month low of $3.20 and a 12 month high of $8.40.

In other Ion Geophysical Corporation news, EVP Jamey S. Seely sold 12,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.02, for a total transaction of $62,750.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 103,935 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $521,753.70. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 15.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Ion Geophysical Corporation Company Profile

ION Geophysical Corporation is a technology-focused company. It provides geophysical technology, services and solutions to the global oil and gas industry. Its offerings are designed to enable oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) companies to obtain images of the Earth’s subsurface. It offers services and products through three segments: E&P Technology & Services, E&P Operations Optimization, and Ocean Bottom Services.

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