Media coverage about Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bonanza Creek Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 45.9754728044618 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

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Shares of NYSE BCEI traded up $0.25 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $26.90. 41,201 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 260,234. The firm has a market cap of $573.93, a P/E ratio of 20.94 and a beta of 1.64. Bonanza Creek Energy has a twelve month low of $23.33 and a twelve month high of $40.60.

Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 14th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $50.19 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $43.34 million. Bonanza Creek Energy had a positive return on equity of 5.49% and a negative net margin of 1.23%. analysts anticipate that Bonanza Creek Energy will post 3.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on BCEI shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Bonanza Creek Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 1st. ValuEngine raised Bonanza Creek Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $27.00 target price on shares of Bonanza Creek Energy in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, Bonanza Creek Energy presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $29.50.

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Bonanza Creek Energy Company Profile

Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc engages in the exploration, development, and production of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company's oil and liquids-weighted assets are located primarily in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado; and the Dorcheat Macedonia Field in southern Arkansas.

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