Media stories about EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. EP Energy Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the energy producer an impact score of 45.4676947028937 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) opened at 3.00 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $3.12 and its 200-day moving average is $3.96. The firm’s market capitalization is $765.00 million. EP Energy Corporation has a 12 month low of $2.70 and a 12 month high of $7.49.

EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The energy producer reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.12) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $296.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $275.99 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.21 EPS.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on EPE. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $5.00 price target on shares of EP Energy Corporation in a report on Friday, May 26th. Credit Suisse Group downgraded shares of EP Energy Corporation from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Thursday, June 1st. BidaskClub downgraded shares of EP Energy Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Scotiabank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $4.00 price target on shares of EP Energy Corporation in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a $7.00 price target on shares of EP Energy Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $4.31.

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EP Energy Corporation Company Profile

EP Energy Corporation (EP Energy) is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and development of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The Company operates through a base of producing assets. It is involved in the development of its drilling inventory located in three areas: the Eagle Ford Shale (South Texas), the Wolfcamp Shale (Permian Basin in West Texas) and the Altamont Field in the Uinta Basin (Northeastern Utah).

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