Key Energy Services (KEG) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports
Headlines about Key Energy Services (NYSE:KEG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Key Energy Services earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.1343859065742 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Key Energy Services, Inc. (KEG) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Key Energy Services, Inc. : October 11, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Key Energy Services, Inc. (KEG) Forecasted to Earn FY2018 Earnings of ($2.32) Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Key Energy Services, Inc. :KEG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 10, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:KEG) Stock Closed 6.4% Above Its … – First News 24 (firstnewspaper24.com)
Several research firms recently weighed in on KEG. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Key Energy Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Nomura set a $17.00 price target on shares of Key Energy Services and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $27.00 price target on shares of Key Energy Services and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Johnson Rice began coverage on shares of Key Energy Services in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. They set an “accumulate” rating for the company. Finally, Evercore ISI restated an “in-line” rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of Key Energy Services in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.17.
About Key Energy Services
Key Energy Services, Inc is an onshore, rig-based well servicing contractor. The Company provides a range of well services to oil companies, foreign national oil companies, and independent oil and natural gas production companies. The Company operates in five segments: U.S. Rig Services, Fluid Management Services, Coiled Tubing Services, Fishing and Rental Services, and International.
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