News headlines about Oil States International (NYSE:OIS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news 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. Oil States International earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 44.7625844047645 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

A number of equities analysts have commented on OIS shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Oil States International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Loop Capital set a $31.00 price target on Oil States International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on Oil States International from $25.00 to $23.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Scotiabank set a $41.00 price target on Oil States International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Cowen set a $18.00 price target on Oil States International and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $29.70.

Oil States International (OIS) traded down $0.70 on Friday, hitting $27.50. The stock had a trading volume of 212,720 shares, compared to its average volume of 760,451. The company has a quick ratio of 2.60, a current ratio of 4.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02. Oil States International has a 52-week low of $20.23 and a 52-week high of $41.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,504.58, a PE ratio of -24.12 and a beta of 1.72.

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About Oil States International

Oil States International, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides specialty products and services to oil and natural gas related companies throughout the world. The Company operates as a technology-focused energy services company. The Company operates through two segments: Offshore Products and Well Site Services.

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