Media coverage about Penn Virginia (NASDAQ:PVAC) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Penn Virginia earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.6324245443851 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Penn Virginia (PVAC) Upgraded to Sell at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- Penn Virginia (PVAC) PT Raised to $60 at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (streetinsider.com)
- Analyzing the Top 5 Upstream Energy Companies (finance.yahoo.com)
- Penn Virginia (PVAC) Rating Reiterated by SunTrust Banks (americanbankingnews.com)
- Penn Virginia (PVAC) Presents At 24th annual Oil & Gas Investment Symposium – Slideshow (seekingalpha.com)
PVAC has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Northland Securities set a $63.00 target price on Penn Virginia and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. BidaskClub cut Penn Virginia from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut Penn Virginia from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $60.00 price objective on Penn Virginia and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $58.33.
Penn Virginia (NASDAQ:PVAC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.17. Penn Virginia had a return on equity of 20.39% and a net margin of 20.56%. The company had revenue of $54.33 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $55.95 million. equities analysts predict that Penn Virginia will post 8.87 EPS for the current year.
Penn Virginia Company Profile
Penn Virginia Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the onshore exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the United States. It primarily operates wells in the Eagle Ford Shale field in South Texas. The company also has operations in the Granite Wash in Oklahoma.
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