Media headlines about Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Emerge Energy Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.0370688275566 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) traded down $0.03 on Monday, hitting $8.86. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 562,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 671,111. Emerge Energy Services has a twelve month low of $5.65 and a twelve month high of $24.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.64, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.04.

Several research analysts recently commented on EMES shares. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price objective on shares of Emerge Energy Services in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. BidaskClub raised Emerge Energy Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Seaport Global Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Emerge Energy Services in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Cowen and Company reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $12.00 price objective on shares of Emerge Energy Services in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Emerge Energy Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Emerge Energy Services has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.13.

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In related news, Director Mark A. Gottfredson bought 68,850 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $8.66 per share, with a total value of $596,241.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 65,840 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $570,174.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

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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