Media headlines about Era Group (NYSE:ERA) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Era Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.7429673869241 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Era Group (ERA) opened at 10.18 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $9.03 and a 200 day moving average price of $10.50. Era Group has a 52 week low of $6.92 and a 52 week high of $17.73. The stock’s market capitalization is $216.62 million.

Era Group (NYSE:ERA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The transportation company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $57.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $59.00 million. Era Group had a negative return on equity of 3.10% and a negative net margin of 6.21%. The firm’s revenue was down 8.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.27) EPS. Equities analysts forecast that Era Group will post ($0.75) EPS for the current year.

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In other Era Group news, SVP Paul T. White sold 24,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.54, for a total transaction of $204,960.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 59,822 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $510,879.88. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 7.50% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Era Group

Era Group Inc is engaged in operating helicopters. The Company’s helicopters transport personnel to, from and between offshore oil and gas production platforms, drilling rigs and other installations. The Company also dry-leases helicopters to third-party helicopter operators and foreign affiliates. The primary users of the Company’s helicopter services are international, integrated and independent oil and gas exploration, development and production companies.

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