News coverage about Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. 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. Gulfport Energy Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.2909755761851 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

Several research analysts recently commented on the company. KLR Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price target (down previously from $23.00) on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Scotiabank set a $29.00 price target on Gulfport Energy Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Williams Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $27.00 price target on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Gulfport Energy Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and nineteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Gulfport Energy Corporation presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $25.14.

Shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ GPOR) opened at 11.94 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $12.66 and its 200 day moving average is $15.30. The company’s market cap is $2.18 billion. Gulfport Energy Corporation has a 1-year low of $10.90 and a 1-year high of $30.47.

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.08. Gulfport Energy Corporation had a negative net margin of 15.02% and a positive return on equity of 7.42%. The firm had revenue of $323.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $279.59 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.24 earnings per share. Gulfport Energy Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 1052.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Gulfport Energy Corporation will post $1.43 earnings per share for the current year.

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Gulfport Energy Corporation Company Profile

Gulfport Energy Corporation is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The Company focuses on the exploitation and acquisition of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil in the United States. The Company’s properties are located in the Utica Shale in Eastern Ohio and along the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the West Cote Blanche Bay (WCBB) and Hackberry fields.

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