Headlines about Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hornbeck Offshore Services earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.3343947112588 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. ValuEngine raised Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Hornbeck Offshore Services in a research report on Monday, August 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company. Hornbeck Offshore Services presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $4.00.
Shares of Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) traded up $0.05 during trading on Monday, hitting $3.71. The stock had a trading volume of 431,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 999,058. Hornbeck Offshore Services has a 1 year low of $1.51 and a 1 year high of $9.07. The company has a quick ratio of 3.61, a current ratio of 3.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75.
Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The oil and gas company reported ($0.51) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.73) by $0.22. Hornbeck Offshore Services had a negative return on equity of 7.00% and a negative net margin of 48.34%. The company had revenue of $53.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.25 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.45) EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Hornbeck Offshore Services will post -3 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About Hornbeck Offshore Services
Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc provides marine transportation, subsea installation and accommodation support services to exploration and production, oilfield service, offshore construction and the United States military customers. The Company focuses on providing marine solutions for the deepwater and ultradeepwater energy industry in domestic and select foreign locations.
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