Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Lonestar Resources US (LONE) Stock Price

News stories about Lonestar Resources US (NASDAQ:LONE) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lonestar Resources US earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.4526510845474 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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

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Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Lonestar Resources US from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Lonestar Resources US from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. B. Riley assumed coverage on shares of Lonestar Resources US in a report on Monday, February 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $7.75 price objective for the company. Northland Securities set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Lonestar Resources US and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Cowen set a $8.00 price objective on shares of Lonestar Resources US and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $7.43.

LONE stock remained flat at $$4.46 during midday trading on Monday. 16,174 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 81,349. Lonestar Resources US has a twelve month low of $2.43 and a twelve month high of $5.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $97.33, a PE ratio of -10.48 and a beta of -0.11. The company has a current ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40.

Lonestar Resources US (NASDAQ:LONE) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, March 28th. The energy company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.01. Lonestar Resources US had a negative net margin of 41.10% and a negative return on equity of 4.99%. The business had revenue of $31.43 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $30.61 million. sell-side analysts predict that Lonestar Resources US will post -0.32 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Lonestar Resources US

Lonestar Resources US Inc, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, and production of unconventional oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas properties in the United States. The company primarily focuses on Eagle Ford Shale properties in Texas counties. It also owns 28,655 net undeveloped acres in the Poplar West area of the Bakken Three Forks formation located in Roosevelt County, Montana.

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