Just Energy Group (JE) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media stories about Just Energy Group (NYSE:JE) (TSE:JE) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Just Energy Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.3705694930858 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on JE shares. BidaskClub upgraded Just Energy Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Just Energy Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $7.25 price target on shares of Just Energy Group in a report on Monday, October 16th. ValuEngine upgraded Just Energy Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, HC Wainwright set a $10.00 price target on Just Energy Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.70.

Shares of Just Energy Group (JE) traded down $0.33 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $4.68. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 540,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 152,034. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -7.46. Just Energy Group has a 1 year low of $4.64 and a 1 year high of $6.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $735.43, a P/E ratio of 4.77 and a beta of 1.02.

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Just Energy Group Company Profile

Just Energy Group Inc (Just Energy) is an energy management solutions provider engaged in electricity, natural gas, solar and green energy. The Company’s segments include Consumer Energy and Commercial Energy. The Company operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, offering a range of energy products, including long-term fixed-price, variable rate and flat bill programs; home energy management services, including smart thermostats and tools to manage energy use at the appliance level, and residential solar panel installations.

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