Media coverage about TransGlobe Energy (NASDAQ:TGA) (TSE:TGL) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TransGlobe Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.6909456221253 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

TGA has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of TransGlobe Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of TransGlobe Energy from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st.

TransGlobe Energy (NASDAQ:TGA) traded up $0.02 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $1.47. 59,200 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 108,892. The company has a quick ratio of 2.38, a current ratio of 2.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. TransGlobe Energy has a one year low of $1.07 and a one year high of $1.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $104.51, a P/E ratio of -0.95 and a beta of 0.77.

TransGlobe Energy (NASDAQ:TGA) (TSE:TGL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, November 19th. The basic materials company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.11. TransGlobe Energy had a negative net margin of 83.42% and a negative return on equity of 7.08%. sell-side analysts anticipate that TransGlobe Energy will post -1.07 earnings per share for the current year.

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About TransGlobe Energy

TransGlobe Energy Corporation is an oil exploration and production company. The Company’s activities are concentrated in the Arab Republic of Egypt (Egypt). The Company conducts its operations through the Arab Republic of Egypt segment. The Company is primarily engaged in oil exploration, development, production and the acquisition of properties.

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