Headlines about Keane Group (NYSE:FRAC) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Keane Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.9052156182051 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on FRAC. Zacks Investment Research raised Keane Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday. Stephens began coverage on Keane Group in a research report on Tuesday. They set an “overweight” rating and a $24.00 target price on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $23.00 target price on Keane Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 25th. Barclays began coverage on Keane Group in a research report on Friday, October 6th. They set an “underweight” rating and a $16.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Citigroup set a $18.00 target price on Keane Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $21.20.

Keane Group (FRAC) opened at $19.50 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,170.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -15.98. Keane Group has a 52-week low of $12.42 and a 52-week high of $22.93. The company has a current ratio of 1.41, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60.

Keane Group (NYSE:FRAC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.12). The business had revenue of $477.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $493.40 million. Keane Group had a negative net margin of 9.90% and a negative return on equity of 19.19%. Keane Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 47.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Keane Group will post 0.1 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Keane Group

Keane Group, Inc is provider of integrated well completion services in the United States, with a focus on demanding completion solutions. The Company’s segments include Completion Services, which comprises hydraulic fracturing and wireline divisions, and Other Services, which consists of coiled tubing, cementing and drilling divisions.

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