Emerge Energy Services (EMES) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

News coverage about Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Emerge Energy Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 45.2660728654786 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) opened at 7.12 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $6.46 and its 200-day moving average price is $10.50. Emerge Energy Services has a 12 month low of $5.65 and a 12 month high of $24.45. The stock’s market cap is $214.67 million.

Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The oil and gas company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.09) by ($0.02). Emerge Energy Services had a negative return on equity of 170.44% and a negative net margin of 14.29%. The company had revenue of $82.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $97.18 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($1.17) EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 233.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Emerge Energy Services will post ($0.56) EPS for the current year.

EMES has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Emerge Energy Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Janney Montgomery Scott initiated coverage on Emerge Energy Services in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $8.00 price objective for the company. ValuEngine lowered Emerge Energy Services from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Emerge Energy Services in a research report on Sunday. Finally, Evercore ISI initiated coverage on Emerge Energy Services in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. They set an “in-line” rating and a $15.00 price objective for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.00.

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Emerge Energy Services Company Profile

Emerge Energy Services LP owns, operates, acquires and develops a portfolio of energy service assets. The Company operates through Sand segment. The Company conducts its Sand operations through its subsidiary, Superior Silica Sands LLC (SSS). The Company’s Sand business mines, processes and distributes silica sand, an input for the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells.

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