Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) major shareholder Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 322,645 shares of Jones Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.28, for a total value of $412,985.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Large shareholders that own 10% or more 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 Monday, November 6th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 170,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.47, for a total value 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 value 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 value 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 value 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 value 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 value 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 value of $94,344.15.
  • On Friday, October 20th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 130,000 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.38, for a total value of $179,400.00.
  • On Wednesday, October 18th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 54,723 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.27, for a total value of $69,498.21.
  • On Monday, October 16th, Metalmark Capital Ii Llc sold 100,873 shares of Jones Energy stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.40, for a total value of $141,222.20.

Jones Energy, Inc. (JONE) opened at $1.02 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a current ratio of 0.56. Jones Energy, Inc. has a 1 year low of $0.85 and a 1 year high of $5.34.

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JONE has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Jones Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Stephens cut Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine raised Jones Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co cut Jones Energy from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $1.50 price objective for the company. in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Jones Energy presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.96.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. boosted its position in shares of Jones Energy by 9.5% during the second quarter. Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. now owns 1,502,361 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $2,404,000 after buying an additional 130,842 shares during the last quarter. Parkwood LLC boosted 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. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Jones Energy by 30.7% during the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 494,884 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $1,261,000 after buying an additional 116,385 shares during the last quarter. Goodman Financial Corp boosted its position in shares of Jones Energy by 12.6% during the second quarter. Goodman Financial Corp now owns 1,707,549 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $2,732,000 after buying an additional 191,622 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Swiss National Bank boosted its position in shares of Jones Energy by 8.7% during the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 97,215 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $248,000 after buying an additional 7,815 shares during the last quarter. 56.85% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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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