Media headlines about Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EGC) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Energy XXI Gulf Coast earned a news sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 45.8692557627477 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Energy XXI Gulf Coast stock traded down $0.59 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $8.51. 516,710 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 490,153. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a current ratio of 0.87. The company has a market capitalization of $303.91 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.85 and a beta of 3.25. Energy XXI Gulf Coast has a 12-month low of $3.41 and a 12-month high of $11.21.

Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EGC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.40) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.72) by $0.32. The company had revenue of $116.74 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $122.92 million. Energy XXI Gulf Coast had a negative return on equity of 64.25% and a negative net margin of 69.76%. analysts forecast that Energy XXI Gulf Coast will post -2.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on EGC. Zacks Investment Research cut Energy XXI Gulf Coast from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 11th. ValuEngine raised Energy XXI Gulf Coast from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 2nd.

Energy XXI Gulf Coast Company Profile

Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc, an exploration and production company, engages in the acquisition, development, exploitation, and operation of oil and natural gas properties in the United States Gulf Coast region. It primarily operates properties offshore on the Gulf of Mexico Shelf, as well as onshore in Louisiana and Texas.

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