Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) major shareholder Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 162,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.05, for a total transaction of $170,100.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Metalmark Capital Ii Llc also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 27th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 61,241 shares of Jones Energy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.04, for a total transaction of $63,690.64.
  • On Wednesday, November 22nd, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 298,045 shares of Jones Energy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.06, for a total transaction of $315,927.70.
  • On Monday, November 20th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 150,700 shares of Jones Energy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.05, for a total transaction of $158,235.00.
  • On Friday, November 17th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 200,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.06, for a total transaction of $212,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 14th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 225,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.04, for a total transaction of $234,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 8th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 322,645 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.28, for a total transaction of $412,985.60.
  • On Monday, November 6th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 170,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.47, for a total transaction of $249,900.00.
  • On Friday, November 3rd, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 66,888 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.30, for a total transaction of $86,954.40.
  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 75,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.30, for a total transaction of $97,500.00.
  • On Monday, October 30th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 60,300 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.24, for a total transaction of $74,772.00.

Shares of Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE JONE) traded up $0.14 during trading on Friday, hitting $1.00. 2,029,300 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,153,877. The company has a quick ratio of 0.56, a current ratio of 0.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07. Jones Energy, Inc. has a 52-week low of $0.85 and a 52-week high of $5.34.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in JONE. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its holdings in Jones Energy by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 222,567 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $357,000 after buying an additional 1,328 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in Jones Energy by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 154,222 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $247,000 after buying an additional 3,983 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in Jones Energy by 11.1% in the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 41,601 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 4,170 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in Jones Energy by 8.7% in the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 264,229 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $674,000 after buying an additional 21,223 shares during the period. Finally, Parkwood LLC increased its holdings in Jones Energy by 15.3% in the 2nd quarter. Parkwood LLC now owns 172,800 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $276,000 after buying an additional 22,950 shares during the period. 59.41% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

JONE has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Jones Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Stephens lowered shares of Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine raised shares of Jones Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Barclays decreased their price target on shares of Jones Energy from $1.50 to $0.50 and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $3.75.

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Jones Energy Company Profile

Jones Energy, Inc is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s assets are located within the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma. It owns leasehold interests in oil and natural gas producing properties, as well as in undeveloped acreage, located in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins in Texas and Oklahoma.

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