Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Superior Energy Services (SPN) Share Price

News stories about Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN) have trended positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Superior Energy Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.2227447344368 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several analysts have recently commented on SPN shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Superior Energy Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 6th. UBS Group raised Superior Energy Services from a “neutral” rating to a “positive” rating in a research note on Friday, January 5th. ValuEngine downgraded Superior Energy Services from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Scotia Howard Weill reissued a “sector perform” rating on shares of Superior Energy Services in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Loop Capital set a $13.00 price objective on Superior Energy Services and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.58.

Shares of Superior Energy Services (SPN) opened at $8.44 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.99, a quick ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.15. The company has a market capitalization of $1,290.00, a P/E ratio of -3.43 and a beta of 2.05. Superior Energy Services has a 52-week low of $7.66 and a 52-week high of $18.43.

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Superior Energy Services Company Profile

Superior Energy Services, Inc provides a range of services and products to the energy industry related to the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas. The Company’s segments include Drilling Products and Services, which rents and sells bottom hole assemblies, drill pipe, tubulars and specialized equipment for use with onshore and offshore oil and gas well drilling, production and workover activities; Onshore Completion and Workover Services, which provides pressure pumping services used to complete and stimulate production in new oil and gas wells, fluid handling services and well servicing rigs that provide a range of well completion and maintenance services; Production Services, which provides intervention services, such as coiled tubing, cased hole and mechanical wireline, hydraulic workover and snubbing, and remedial pumping services, and Technical Solutions, which provides services requiring specialized engineering, manufacturing or project planning.

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