Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) Major Shareholder Metalmark Capital Ii Llc Sells 97,000 Shares

Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) major shareholder Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 97,000 shares of Jones Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.42, for a total transaction of $137,740.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Metalmark Capital Ii Llc also recently made the following trade(s):



  • On Wednesday, October 25th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 100,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.19, for a total transaction of $119,000.00.
  • On Monday, October 23rd, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 73,135 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.29, for a total transaction of $94,344.15.
  • On Friday, October 20th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 130,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.38, for a total transaction of $179,400.00.
  • On Wednesday, October 18th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 54,723 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.27, for a total transaction of $69,498.21.
  • On Monday, October 16th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 100,873 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.40, for a total transaction of $141,222.20.
  • On Thursday, October 12th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 130,161 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.44, for a total transaction of $187,431.84.
  • On Wednesday, October 11th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 85,725 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.59, for a total transaction of $136,302.75.
  • On Tuesday, October 10th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 71,772 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.60, for a total transaction of $114,835.20.
  • On Friday, October 6th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 124,212 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.59, for a total transaction of $197,497.08.
  • On Monday, October 9th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 38,801 shares of Jones Energy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.61, for a total transaction of $62,469.61.

Shares of Jones Energy, Inc. (JONE) opened at 1.26 on Friday. Jones Energy, Inc. has a one year low of $0.85 and a one year high of $5.34. The stock’s market cap is $91.67 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of $1.47 and a 200-day moving average of $1.63.

Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The oil and gas producer reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.18) by $0.30. The firm had revenue of $48.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $53.93 million. Jones Energy had a positive return on equity of 0.09% and a negative net margin of 79.19%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 67.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.09) EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Jones Energy, Inc. will post ($0.25) earnings per share for the current year.

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JONE has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Jones Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered shares of Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $1.50 target price for the company. in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Jones Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $3.96.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of JONE. Cetera Investment Advisers purchased a new stake in Jones Energy during the 2nd quarter worth about $104,000. Bank of America Corp DE increased its position in Jones Energy by 382.6% during the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 41,062 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $105,000 after purchasing an additional 32,554 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in Jones Energy by 11.1% during the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 41,601 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $106,000 after purchasing an additional 4,170 shares in the last quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC increased its position in Jones Energy by 4.3% during the 1st quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC now owns 42,280 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $108,000 after purchasing an additional 1,735 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Q Global Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Jones Energy during the 2nd quarter worth about $146,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 59.57% of the company’s stock.

Jones Energy Company Profile

Jones Energy, Inc is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s assets are located within the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma. It owns leasehold interests in oil and natural gas producing properties, as well as in undeveloped acreage, located in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins in Texas and Oklahoma.

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