Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN)

The firm owned 18,000 shares of the energy producer's stock after buying an additional 900 shares during the period. Quantitative Investment Management LLC's holdings in EP Energy Corp were worth $1,643,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Mackay Shields LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Sanchez Energy Corp during the first quarter worth $126,000. $8.74 target price is just $2.76 shy of the official lowest sell-side analyst price target on Wall Street. Also, Director Greg Colvin bought 20,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 19th. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Sanchez Energy Corp during the fourth quarter valued at $1,310,000. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 47,013 shares of the energy producer's stock worth $449,000 after buying an additional 14,388 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Sanchez Energy Corp by 45.8% in the first quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.56% of the company's stock.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN) stands at 97.06 while the industry's and the sector's growth for next 5 years ticked at 1 and -8.37 respectively.

Now the shares of Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) has the trading volume of 3.87 Million shares with the average trading volume of 2380 shares.

This stock (SN) is ahead of its 52-week low with 5.27%. The stock has "Hold" rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Friday, February 19. The company's 50-day moving average is $7.68 and its 200 day moving average is $9.51. Sanchez Energy Corp also was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -10.8% per annum. This is an increase of approximately 1,020% compared to the typical volume of 469 put options.

Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The energy producer reported ($1.05) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.84. The firm had revenue of $133.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $128.68 million. The business's revenue was up 67.7% on a year-over-year basis. After having $0.18 EPS previously, SM Energy Co's analysts see -266.67 % EPS growth. On average, analysts expect that Sanchez Energy Corp will post $0.04 earnings per share for the current year.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are reading this story on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide copyright law. The correct version of this story can be read at [[permalink]]. EP Energy Corporation had 55 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. $6.38's average target is 49.41% above currents $4.27 stock price. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an "outperform" rating and set a $13.00 price target (down from $14.00) on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp in a report on Thursday, May 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $14.19. The average true range, a measure of volatility is at 0.46, however its weekly and monthly volatility is 7.09%, 6.94% respectively. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. $199,266 worth of Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) was sold by Heinson Christopher on Monday, January 9. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 621,655 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,165,953.05. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 62,029 shares of company stock valued at $501,141 in the last three months. 15,241 are owned by Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc.

EP Energy Corporation's RSI is 40.02. The Company is focused on the acquisition and development of the United States onshore unconventional oil and natural gas resources. The Firm primarily focuses on the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.

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