News stories about Northern Oil & Gas (AMEX:NOG) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Northern Oil & Gas earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the energy company an impact score of 83 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Life Time Fitness CEO Akradi boosts Northern Oil stake, wants board seat (bizjournals.com)
- US Crude Oil Futures: Traders Track Key Moving Averages (finance.yahoo.com)
- Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG) Given a $3.00 Price Target by Royal Bank Of Canada Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Life Time Fitness CEO Bahram Akradi seeks board seat at Northern Oil (startribune.com)
- Northern Oil and Gas Inc (NOG) Shares Moving On Volume (ekosvoice.com)
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on NOG. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $3.00 target price on Northern Oil & Gas and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday. ValuEngine lowered Northern Oil & Gas from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Scotiabank set a $3.00 target price on Northern Oil & Gas and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Northern Oil & Gas from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th.
Northern Oil & Gas (NOG) traded down 3.03% on Tuesday, reaching $1.60. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 809,446 shares. Northern Oil & Gas has a one year low of $1.55 and a one year high of $5.00. The company’s market capitalization is $98.47 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $1.81 and a 200-day moving average of $2.63.
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Northern Oil & Gas Company Profile
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc is an independent energy company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas properties, primarily in the Bakken and Three Forks formations within the Williston Basin in North Dakota and Montana. The Company holds working interests in over 2,630 gross (204.3 net) producing wells, including over 2,630 wells targeting the Bakken and Three Forks formations and over two wells targeting other formations.
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