Somewhat Critical Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect SSR Mining (SSRM) Stock Price

Media headlines about SSR Mining (NASDAQ:SSRM) (TSE:SSO) have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SSR Mining earned a media sentiment score of -0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 48.8403639123477 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of brokerages have issued reports on SSRM. BidaskClub raised shares of SSR Mining from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 20th. BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of SSR Mining in a report on Friday, November 17th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $12.50 target price on the stock. Scotiabank lowered shares of SSR Mining from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. National Bank Financial reiterated an “outperform market weight” rating on shares of SSR Mining in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of SSR Mining from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.38.

Shares of SSR Mining (NASDAQ SSRM) opened at $8.39 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 7.96, a current ratio of 10.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. The firm has a market cap of $1,010.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.12 and a beta of -0.18. SSR Mining has a twelve month low of $7.64 and a twelve month high of $12.02.

SSR Mining (NASDAQ:SSRM) (TSE:SSO) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 22nd. The basic materials company reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by ($0.09). The firm had revenue of $107.88 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $113.00 million. SSR Mining had a return on equity of 4.09% and a net margin of 15.76%. The company’s revenue was down 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that SSR Mining will post 0.31 EPS for the current year.

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About SSR Mining

SSR Mining Inc, formerly Silver Standard Resources Inc, is a Canada-based resource company. The Company is engaged in the operation, acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal resource properties located in the Americas. The Company’s segments include Pirquitas mine, Marigold mine, Seabee Gold Operation, and Exploration and evaluation properties.

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