Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) major shareholder Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 61,241 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.04, for a total transaction of $63,690.64. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

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

  • On Thursday, November 30th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 62,981 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.01, for a total transaction of $63,610.81.
  • On Friday, November 24th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 162,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.05, for a total transaction of $170,100.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 22nd, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 298,045 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were 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 shares were 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 shares were 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 shares were 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.

Jones Energy, Inc. (JONE) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $0.88. 1,254,190 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,566,213. The company has a current ratio of 0.56, a quick 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.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Jones Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Jones Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Stephens lowered shares of Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Barclays decreased their price target on shares of Jones Energy from $1.50 to $0.50 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Jones Energy currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $3.75.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Bank of America Corp DE grew its position in Jones Energy by 382.6% in the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 41,062 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $105,000 after purchasing an additional 32,554 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its position 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 purchasing an additional 4,170 shares during the last quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers acquired a new stake in Jones Energy in the 2nd quarter worth $104,000. Q Global Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Jones Energy in the 2nd quarter worth $146,000. Finally, Virtu KCG Holdings LLC grew its position in Jones Energy by 479.7% in the 2nd quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC now owns 103,723 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $166,000 after purchasing an additional 85,831 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 59.41% of the company’s stock.

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About Jones Energy

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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