News articles about Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gulfport Energy Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 49.1210098518818 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

Shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ GPOR) traded up 1.80% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $11.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,737,350 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $13.35 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.97. Gulfport Energy Corporation has a 1-year low of $10.90 and a 1-year high of $30.47. The company’s market capitalization is $2.18 billion.

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $323.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $279.59 million. Gulfport Energy Corporation had a positive return on equity of 7.42% and a negative net margin of 15.02%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1052.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.24 EPS. Analysts predict that Gulfport Energy Corporation will post $1.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on GPOR. Scotiabank set a $29.00 price objective on Gulfport Energy Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Williams Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price objective on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. BidaskClub cut Gulfport Energy Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. KLR Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective (down from $23.00) on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a $25.00 price objective on Gulfport Energy Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and twenty have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Gulfport Energy Corporation has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $25.91.

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About Gulfport Energy Corporation

Gulfport Energy Corporation is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The Company focuses on the exploitation and acquisition of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil in the United States. The Company’s properties are located in the Utica Shale in Eastern Ohio and along the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the West Cote Blanche Bay (WCBB) and Hackberry fields.

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