Media coverage about Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:XOG) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Extraction Oil & Gas earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the energy company an impact score of 45.8719890763665 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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

Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:XOG) traded down $0.23 on Wednesday, reaching $15.20. 831,015 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,298,993. Extraction Oil & Gas has a 12-month low of $11.31 and a 12-month high of $21.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 0.97 and a quick ratio of 0.92.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Monday. They set an “outperform” rating and a $19.00 price objective for the company. SunTrust Banks set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Extraction Oil & Gas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Finally, Williams Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Extraction Oil & Gas in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $19.50.

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Extraction Oil & Gas Company Profile

Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc, formerly Extraction Oil & Gas, LLC, is an energy company. It is focused on the acquisition, development and production of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) reserves in the Rocky Mountains, primarily in the Wattenberg Field of the Denver-Julesburg Basin (the DJ Basin) of Colorado.

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