Media stories about Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Forestar Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 46.5449940539332 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Forestar Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th.

Forestar Group (FOR) traded down $0.30 during trading on Friday, reaching $18.00. 236,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 720,504. Forestar Group has a 52-week low of $12.20 and a 52-week high of $18.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $767.48, a P/E ratio of 15.78 and a beta of 1.85. The company has a current ratio of 26.13, a quick ratio of 26.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18.

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About Forestar Group

Forestar Group Inc is a residential and mixed-use real estate development company. The Company operates through three segments. The Real Estate segment secures entitlements and develops infrastructure on its lands, for single-family residential and mixed-use communities. The Mineral resources segment is focused on its owned oil and gas mineral interests through promoting exploration, development and production activities.

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