Energy XXI Gulf Coast (EXXI) Earning Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Report Finds

News coverage about Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EXXI) has trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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. Energy XXI Gulf Coast earned a news impact score of -0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.0845843917964 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

EXXI has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Energy XXI Gulf Coast from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Energy XXI Gulf Coast from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th.

Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EXXI) traded down $0.02 on Friday, hitting $5.53. 206,657 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 589,209. Energy XXI Gulf Coast has a one year low of $4.74 and a one year high of $35.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a current ratio of 1.38.

Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EXXI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.57) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.44) by ($0.13). The firm had revenue of $117.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $119.45 million. analysts expect that Energy XXI Gulf Coast will post -3.09 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, CEO Douglas E. Brooks purchased 25,000 shares of Energy XXI Gulf Coast stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $4.94 per share, for a total transaction of $123,500.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $49,400. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Company insiders own 0.08% of the company’s stock.

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Energy XXI Gulf Coast Company Profile

Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc (EGC) is an independent oil and natural gas development and production company which was focused on development drilling on the Company’s core properties. The Company’s properties are located in the United States Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore.

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