News headlines about C&J Energy Services (NYSE:CJ) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. C&J Energy Services earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.3222221023911 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

C&J Energy Services (NYSE CJ) traded up 0.53% on Friday, hitting $28.55. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,482,622 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $27.73 and a 200-day moving average of $31.05. The stock has a market cap of $1.81 billion and a PE ratio of 88.12. C&J Energy Services has a 12 month low of $24.30 and a 12 month high of $36.78.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded C&J Energy Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating and issued a $38.00 target price (down previously from $44.00) on shares of C&J Energy Services in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target (down previously from $39.00) on shares of C&J Energy Services in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Jefferies Group LLC assumed coverage on C&J Energy Services in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $43.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Guggenheim assumed coverage on C&J Energy Services in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. They set a “buy” rating and a $37.00 price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $40.17.

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About C&J Energy Services

Seaside Exploration Partners Corp is a Canada-based capital pool company. The Company focuses on the identification and evaluation of assets or businesses with a view to completing a Qualifying Transaction. The Qualifying Transaction may involve the acquisition of a business or assets located outside of Canada.

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