News articles about Advantage Oil & Gas (NYSE:AAV) (TSE:AAV) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Advantage Oil & Gas earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 48.7189326663838 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

A number of equities analysts have commented on AAV shares. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 price target on shares of Advantage Oil & Gas in a research note on Monday, September 25th. TheStreet lowered Advantage Oil & Gas from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. BMO Capital Markets lowered Advantage Oil & Gas from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $8.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Scotiabank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $11.50 price objective on shares of Advantage Oil & Gas in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Advantage Oil & Gas from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.44.

Shares of Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV) opened at $3.80 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a current ratio of 0.78 and a quick ratio of 0.78. Advantage Oil & Gas has a 1 year low of $3.75 and a 1 year high of $7.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $706.66, a P/E ratio of 23.75 and a beta of 0.86.

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About Advantage Oil & Gas

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. is an intermediate natural gas and liquids development and production company. The Company is engaged in the business of natural gas exploitation, development, acquisition and production in the Province of Alberta. The Company focuses on the development of Montney resource play at Glacier, Alberta in Western Canada.

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