News headlines about Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) (TSE:PVG) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pretium Resources earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.9680008847598 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Pretium Resources in a research note on Monday, March 12th. CIBC lowered Pretium Resources from a “sector outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. ValuEngine lowered Pretium Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Credit Suisse Group lowered Pretium Resources from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $10.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Pretium Resources from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.60.
PVG opened at $6.75 on Friday. Pretium Resources has a 12-month low of $6.17 and a 12-month high of $12.44. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 0.23 and a quick ratio of 0.17. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,211.07, a PE ratio of 67.50 and a beta of 0.07.
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Pretium Resources Company Profile
Pretium Resources Inc acquires, explores for, and develops precious metal resource properties in the Americas. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. The company owns 100% interests in the Brucejack project comprising 4 mining leases and 6 mineral claims covering an area of 3,304 hectares located in northwestern British Columbia; and the Snowfield project consisting of 1 mineral claim covering an area of 1,217 hectares located in northwestern British Columbia.
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