Press coverage about Quintana Energy Services (NYSE:QES) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Quintana Energy Services earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.2920989803641 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
A number of analysts have commented on QES shares. ValuEngine downgraded Quintana Energy Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on Quintana Energy Services in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $14.00 price objective on the stock. Bank of America assumed coverage on Quintana Energy Services in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $12.00 price objective on the stock. Barclays reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price on shares of Quintana Energy Services in a research report on Wednesday, April 4th. Finally, Citigroup started coverage on Quintana Energy Services in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $10.00 price target for the company. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Quintana Energy Services presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $12.50.
Shares of QES opened at $8.99 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $297.03 and a P/E ratio of -179.80. Quintana Energy Services has a one year low of $7.47 and a one year high of $10.00.
In other news, insider Archer Holdco Llc bought 1,000,000 shares of Quintana Energy Services stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $10.00 per share, with a total value of $10,000,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Daniel Rogers ` Herndon purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $9.39 per share, for a total transaction of $93,900.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.
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Quintana Energy Services Company Profile
Quintana Energy Services Inc is a provider of oilfield services to onshore oil and natural gas throughout the United States. The Company’s business segments include Directional Drilling Services, Pressure Pumping Services, Pressure Control Services, and Wireline Services. The Directional Drilling Services enable efficient drilling and guidance of the horizontal section of a wellbore are using its technologically-advanced fleet of downhole motors and 117 MWD kits.
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