Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Jones Energy (JONE) Share Price

News articles about Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Jones Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 47.0891690234293 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

Several brokerages have commented on JONE. Zacks Investment Research raised Jones Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $1.75 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. ValuEngine raised Jones Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $1.50 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Stephens lowered Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Jones Energy currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.96.

Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE) opened at $1.09 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 0.56 and a quick ratio of 0.56. Jones Energy has a 52-week low of $0.85 and a 52-week high of $5.34.

In other news, major shareholder Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 322,645 shares of Jones Energy stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.28, for a total value of $412,985.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 2,079,924 shares of company stock valued at $2,955,190. 37.20% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Jones Energy Company Profile

Jones Energy, Inc is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s assets are located within the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma. It owns leasehold interests in oil and natural gas producing properties, as well as in undeveloped acreage, located in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins in Texas and Oklahoma.

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