Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Pretium Resources (PVG) Share Price

Headlines about Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) (TSE:PVG) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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. Pretium Resources earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.7821691178203 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

PVG opened at $8.27 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,238.43, a PE ratio of 82.70 and a beta of 0.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 0.23 and a quick ratio of 0.17. Pretium Resources has a 12 month low of $6.17 and a 12 month high of $12.44.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Pretium Resources from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 28th. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Pretium Resources in a research report on Monday, March 12th. ValuEngine lowered Pretium Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. CIBC lowered Pretium Resources from a “sector outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered Pretium Resources from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $10.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.60.

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Pretium Resources Company Profile

Pretium Resources Inc acquires, explores for, and develops precious metal resource properties in the Americas. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper deposits. The company owns 100% interests in the Brucejack project comprising 4 mining leases and 6 mineral claims covering an area of 3,304 hectares located in northwestern British Columbia; and the Snowfield project consisting of 1 mineral claim covering an area of 1,217 hectares located in northwestern British Columbia.

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