Press coverage about Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ:PVAC) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Penn Virginia Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 47.0012717649733 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on PVAC. Northland Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 price objective on shares of Penn Virginia Corporation in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Penn Virginia Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Capital One Financial Corporation raised Penn Virginia Corporation from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $52.00.

Penn Virginia Corporation (PVAC) traded up $0.14 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $37.24. The company had a trading volume of 185,055 shares, compared to its average volume of 76,195. The stock has a market capitalization of $556.66 and a PE ratio of 15.57. Penn Virginia Corporation has a 12-month low of $31.00 and a 12-month high of $61.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.85.

In other Penn Virginia Corporation news, insider Harry Quarls bought 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $38.72 per share, for a total transaction of $193,600.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

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About Penn Virginia Corporation

Penn Virginia Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the onshore exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the United States. The company primarily operates wells in the Eagle Ford Shale field in South Texas. It also has operations in the Granite Wash in Oklahoma.

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