News articles about Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) (TSE:PVG) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Pretium Resources earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.917937536543 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) traded down 2.75% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.13. 653,108 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s market capitalization is $1.47 billion. Pretium Resources has a 52 week low of $6.82 and a 52 week high of $12.53. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $9.08 and its 200-day moving average price is $9.77.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on PVG shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Pretium Resources from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Pretium Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. BidaskClub raised shares of Pretium Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Roth Capital set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Pretium Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Pretium Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.93.

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About Pretium Resources

Pretium Resources Inc is a Canada-based exploration and development company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal resource properties in the Americas. The Company’s projects include Brucejack Project and the Snowfield Project, both of which are located in northwestern British Columbia.

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