News stories about Midstates Petroleum (NYSE:MPO) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Midstates Petroleum earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the energy producer an impact score of 44.4860744037605 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Midstates Petroleum (MPO) opened at $18.17 on Thursday. Midstates Petroleum has a 52 week low of $10.87 and a 52 week high of $22.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 2.03 and a current ratio of 2.03.
Midstates Petroleum (NYSE:MPO) last announced its earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The energy producer reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter. Midstates Petroleum had a net margin of 661.54% and a return on equity of 268.49%. research analysts expect that Midstates Petroleum will post 1.49 earnings per share for the current year.
Separately, Noble Financial restated a “hold” rating on shares of Midstates Petroleum in a research note on Thursday, November 16th.
In related news, major shareholder Centerbridge Credit Partners, sold 307,000 shares of Midstates Petroleum stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.05, for a total transaction of $4,927,350.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Cayman Gp Ltd. Cscp II sold 149,531 shares of Midstates Petroleum stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.00, for a total transaction of $2,392,496.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.89% of the company’s stock.
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About Midstates Petroleum
Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc is an independent exploration and production company. The Company operates oil and natural gas properties, and is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas. It is focused on the application of drilling and completion techniques in oil and basins in the onshore United States.
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