Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) major shareholder Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 150,700 shares of Jones Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.05, for a total transaction of $158,235.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Large shareholders that own 10% or more 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 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.
  • 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.
  • On Friday, October 27th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 77,800 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.28, for a total transaction of $99,584.00.
  • On Wednesday, October 25th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 100,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.19, for a total transaction of $119,000.00.
  • On Monday, October 23rd, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 73,135 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.29, for a total transaction of $94,344.15.

Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE JONE) traded up $0.02 during trading on Friday, hitting $1.06. 622,070 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,118,884. 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.

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Several equities analysts have weighed in on JONE shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Jones Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Stephens downgraded shares of Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine raised shares of Jones Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Barclays PLC lowered their price target on shares of Jones Energy from $1.50 to $0.50 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $3.75.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Jones Energy by 0.6% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 222,567 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $357,000 after buying an additional 1,328 shares during the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Jones Energy by 2.7% during the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 154,222 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $247,000 after buying an additional 3,983 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in shares of Jones Energy by 11.1% during the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 41,601 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 4,170 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Jones Energy by 8.7% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 264,229 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $674,000 after buying an additional 21,223 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Parkwood LLC raised its position in shares of Jones Energy by 15.3% during the second quarter. Parkwood LLC now owns 172,800 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $276,000 after buying an additional 22,950 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 54.86% of the company’s stock.

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE)

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