News articles about Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (NYSE:PES) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pioneer Energy Services Corp. earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.2236901041766 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.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on PES shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $2.75 target price on shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp. in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $3.00 target price on shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp. in a report on Friday. Imperial Capital started coverage on shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp. in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. They issued an “in-line” rating and a $3.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company cut shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Pioneer Energy Services Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.69.

Shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (PES) opened at $2.20 on Tuesday. Pioneer Energy Services Corp. has a 12 month low of $1.60 and a 12 month high of $7.20. The company has a current ratio of 1.75, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.77.

Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (NYSE:PES) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by ($0.01). Pioneer Energy Services Corp. had a negative net margin of 25.19% and a negative return on equity of 26.46%. The firm had revenue of $117.28 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $114.82 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.29) EPS. Pioneer Energy Services Corp.’s revenue for the quarter was up 71.6% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Pioneer Energy Services Corp. will post -0.68 EPS for the current year.

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Pioneer Energy Services Corp. Company Profile

Pioneer Energy Services Corp. provides land-based drilling services and production services to a group of independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in the United States and internationally in Colombia. The Company operates through two segments, which include drilling services segment and production services segment.

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