Headlines about Keane Group (NYSE:FRAC) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Keane Group earned a news impact score of 0.45 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8899760514092 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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Keane Group stock traded up $0.37 on Friday, hitting $10.67. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,923,346 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,178,975. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion, a PE ratio of 66.69, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.22 and a beta of -0.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68, a current ratio of 1.68 and a quick ratio of 1.51. Keane Group has a one year low of $10.12 and a one year high of $19.83.

Keane Group (NYSE:FRAC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $578.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $558.88 million. Keane Group had a net margin of 3.40% and a return on equity of 20.43%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 79.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.11) EPS. analysts predict that Keane Group will post 1.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms recently commented on FRAC. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Keane Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Citigroup upped their target price on shares of Keane Group from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 10th. BMO Capital Markets set a $18.00 target price on shares of Keane Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 11th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Keane Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 10th. Finally, R. F. Lafferty cut their target price on shares of Keane Group from $32.00 to $26.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.41.

About Keane Group

Keane Group, Inc provides integrated well completion services primarily in the United States. Its principal service offerings include horizontal and vertical fracturing, wireline perforation and logging, and engineered solutions, as well as other value-added services. The company also provides cementing and drilling services; and engineering software and technical guidance for remedial cementing applications and acidizing.

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