Press coverage about Jagged Peak Energy (NYSE:JAG) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Jagged Peak Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the mining company an impact score of 46.8983854063548 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

JAG has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Scotiabank set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Jagged Peak Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of Jagged Peak Energy in a research report on Monday, December 11th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Royal Bank of Canada set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Jagged Peak Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Jagged Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Tudor Pickering downgraded shares of Jagged Peak Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.82.

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Shares of Jagged Peak Energy stock opened at $12.31 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $2,563.69, a PE ratio of -29.31, a PEG ratio of 0.50 and a beta of -0.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 0.38 and a current ratio of 0.38. Jagged Peak Energy has a one year low of $10.96 and a one year high of $16.55.

In related news, EVP Christopher Humber sold 2,664 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.97, for a total transaction of $34,552.08. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CFO Robert William Howard sold 5,208 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.97, for a total transaction of $67,547.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 787,789 shares of company stock valued at $10,476,753 in the last three months.

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About Jagged Peak Energy

Jagged Peak Energy Inc is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Southern Delaware Basin. The Company’s acreage is located on contiguous blocks in the adjacent counties of Winkler, Ward, Reeves and Pecos, with original oil-in-place within multiple stacked hydrocarbon-bearing formations.

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