Media stories about Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 44.7621815432808 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

PBR has been the subject of a number of research reports. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Credit Suisse Group set a $12.00 price target on Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub lowered Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.51.

Shares of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR) traded up 0.65% during trading on Thursday, hitting $10.06. The stock had a trading volume of 12,351,006 shares. The company’s market cap is $65.65 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $9.09 and its 200-day moving average is $9.00. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras has a 12-month low of $7.61 and a 12-month high of $12.56.

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