Media headlines about Jagged Peak Energy (NYSE:JAG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news 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. Jagged Peak Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the mining company an impact score of 48.6847957613466 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.

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A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets set a $17.00 price objective on Jagged Peak Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Jefferies Group assumed coverage on Jagged Peak Energy in a research report on Monday, October 9th. They set a “hold” rating and a $14.00 price objective for the company. Seaport Global Securities assumed coverage on Jagged Peak Energy in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. ValuEngine downgraded Jagged Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on Jagged Peak Energy in a research report on Monday, December 11th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Jagged Peak Energy presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.61.

Jagged Peak Energy (NYSE:JAG) traded up $0.13 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $14.40. The company had a trading volume of 2,176,357 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,378,687. Jagged Peak Energy has a fifty-two week low of $10.96 and a fifty-two week high of $16.55. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,036.39 and a PE ratio of -34.29. The company has a quick ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 0.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05.

Jagged Peak Energy (NYSE:JAG) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The mining company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.07. Jagged Peak Energy had a positive return on equity of 6.80% and a negative net margin of 200.39%. The business had revenue of $70.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $72.50 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 219.3% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Jagged Peak Energy will post 0.28 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, CEO Joseph N. Jaggers sold 175,773 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.86, for a total transaction of $2,787,759.78. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Shonn D. Stahlecker sold 100,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.04, for a total value of $1,504,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 372,986 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,609,709.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 391,246 shares of company stock valued at $6,070,480 in the last ninety days.

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About Jagged Peak Energy

Jagged Peak Energy Inc is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Southern Delaware Basin. The Company’s acreage is located on contiguous blocks in the adjacent counties of Winkler, Ward, Reeves and Pecos, with original oil-in-place within multiple stacked hydrocarbon-bearing formations.

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