Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV) Share Price

Media stories about Advantage Oil & Gas (NYSE:AAV) (TSE:AAV) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Advantage Oil & Gas earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.1002931203296 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

AAV has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Advantage Oil & Gas from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 12th. Tudor Pickering raised Advantage Oil & Gas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, March 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.44.

AAV remained flat at $$3.00 on Monday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 126,250 shares, compared to its average volume of 357,885. Advantage Oil & Gas has a 12 month low of $2.70 and a 12 month high of $7.35. The company has a current ratio of 1.38, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. The firm has a market cap of $558.00 million, a PE ratio of 15.10 and a beta of 0.61.

Advantage Oil & Gas (NYSE:AAV) (TSE:AAV) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 3rd. The oil and gas company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.03). Advantage Oil & Gas had a return on equity of 2.56% and a net margin of 25.18%. The firm had revenue of $58.07 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $62.09 million. equities research analysts predict that Advantage Oil & Gas will post 0.14 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Advantage Oil & Gas

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, acquires, exploits, develops, and produces natural gas in the Province of Alberta, Canada. The company primarily focuses on the development and delineation of its Montney natural gas and liquids resource that includes 200 net sections of land in Glacier, Alberta.

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