News coverage about Select Energy Services (NYSE:WTTR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Select Energy Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.3563393881593 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

WTTR has been the topic of a number of research reports. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Select Energy Services in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. BidaskClub lowered Select Energy Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Select Energy Services in a research report on Friday, September 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their target price on Select Energy Services from $16.00 to $13.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Select Energy Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Select Energy Services presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $18.78.

Select Energy Services (WTTR) opened at $17.88 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 2.84, a quick ratio of 2.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. Select Energy Services has a 12-month low of $11.22 and a 12-month high of $18.44. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,900.00 and a P/E ratio of 4.47.

Select Energy Services (NYSE:WTTR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.01. Select Energy Services had a negative return on equity of 6.04% and a negative net margin of 6.18%. The company had revenue of $153.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $147.65 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.28) earnings per share. Select Energy Services’s revenue for the quarter was up 108.3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Select Energy Services will post 0.01 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Select Energy Services

Select Energy Services, Inc is a holding company. The Company is provider of total water solutions to the United States unconventional oil and gas industry. The Company is engaged in sourcing and transfer of water prior to its use in drilling and completion activities associated with hydraulic fracturing or fracking, which collectively referrd to as pre-frac water services.

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