Bellatrix Exploration (BXE) Receives Daily News Impact Score of -0.06
Media stories about Bellatrix Exploration (NYSE:BXE) (TSE:BXE) have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bellatrix Exploration earned a news sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 46.0223137074693 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on BXE shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Bellatrix Exploration from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $3.75 price target on shares of Bellatrix Exploration in a report on Friday, November 10th. UBS Group lowered shares of Bellatrix Exploration from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Raymond James Financial lowered shares of Bellatrix Exploration from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Finally, Northland Securities set a $3.00 price target on shares of Bellatrix Exploration and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, December 11th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.41.
Shares of Bellatrix Exploration (BXE) traded up $0.04 during trading on Monday, hitting $1.22. 15,280 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 164,390. The company has a market cap of $58.27, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.44 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a quick ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. Bellatrix Exploration has a 12 month low of $0.99 and a 12 month high of $4.25.
Bellatrix Exploration Company Profile
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. is an oil and gas exploration company engaged in the exploration for, and the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas reserves in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. The Company’s properties include Ferrier, Willesden Green, Greater Pembina, Strachan and Harmattan.
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