Media headlines about CVR Refining (NYSE:CVRR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CVR Refining earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.6411375021698 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

CVR Refining (NYSE:CVRR) opened at $14.05 on Thursday. CVR Refining has a 52-week low of $6.70 and a 52-week high of $14.10. The stock has a market cap of $2,070.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.10 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 1.34 and a current ratio of 1.86.

CVR Refining (NYSE:CVRR) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The oil and gas company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.24. The business had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. CVR Refining had a net margin of 1.98% and a return on equity of 7.90%. CVR Refining’s revenue was up 19.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.11 earnings per share. analysts expect that CVR Refining will post 1.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on CVRR shares. UBS cut shares of CVR Refining from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $8.50 to $10.50 in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Barclays raised shares of CVR Refining from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $13.00 to $14.00 in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Tudor Pickering raised shares of CVR Refining from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. BidaskClub raised shares of CVR Refining from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of CVR Refining from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.29.

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About CVR Refining

CVR Refining, LP is an independent downstream energy limited partnership with refining and related logistics assets that operates in the mid-continent region. The Company is a petroleum refiner. It owned and operated a complex full coking medium-sour crude oil refinery in Coffeyville, Kansas with a rated capacity of 115,000 barrels per calendar day (bpcd) and a complex crude oil refinery in Wynnewood, Oklahoma with a rated capacity of 70,000 bpcd capable of processing 20,000 bpcd of light sour crude oils (within its rated capacity of 70,000 bpcd), as of December 31, 2016.

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