PBF Energy (PBF) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.22

Media stories about PBF Energy (NYSE:PBF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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 closest to one being the most favorable. PBF Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.3869198304519 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Scotiabank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target on shares of PBF Energy in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Macquarie reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of PBF Energy in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target on shares of PBF Energy in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Citigroup raised their price target on shares of PBF Energy from $37.00 to $42.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 24th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of PBF Energy in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. PBF Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.30.

PBF Energy (PBF) opened at $29.82 on Wednesday. PBF Energy has a 52 week low of $18.48 and a 52 week high of $37.01. The company has a current ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 0.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81. The company has a market cap of $3,214.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 1.22.

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PBF Energy Company Profile

PBF Energy Inc (PBF Energy) is a holding company. The Company is an independent petroleum refiner and supplier of unbranded transportation fuels, heating oil, petrochemical feedstocks, lubricants and other petroleum products in the United States. The Company operates through two segments: Refining and Logistics.

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