Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Sennen Potash Corp (SN) Share Price

Media coverage about Sennen Potash Corp (NYSE:SN) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sennen Potash Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the energy producer an impact score of 46.7795728841304 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $5.00 price target on shares of Sennen Potash Corp in a report on Friday, October 20th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of Sennen Potash Corp in a report on Sunday, October 22nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Sennen Potash Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, October 21st. BidaskClub lowered Sennen Potash Corp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities upgraded Sennen Potash Corp from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $4.50 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of C$10.44.

Shares of Sennen Potash Corp (NYSE SN) traded down C$0.01 during midday trading on Friday, hitting C$4.97. The company had a trading volume of 2,750,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,390,000. Sennen Potash Corp has a twelve month low of C$3.58 and a twelve month high of C$14.39.

Sennen Potash Corp (NYSE:SN) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The energy producer reported C($0.30) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of C($0.12) by C($0.18). The company had revenue of C$175.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$178.97 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 58.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($3.20) EPS.

In related news, EVP Patricio D. Sanchez purchased 222,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of C$4.51 per share, for a total transaction of C$1,001,220.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 473,485 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$2,135,417.35. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, VP Howard J. Sr Thill, Sr. sold 16,499 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$4.27, for a total value of C$70,450.73. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders purchased 742,000 shares of company stock valued at $3,379,220 over the last 90 days.

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Sennen Potash Corp Company Profile

Sanchez Energy Corporation is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is focused on the acquisition and development of the United States onshore unconventional oil and natural gas resources. The Company primarily focuses on the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. The Company also holds an undeveloped acreage position in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) in Mississippi and Louisiana.

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