News articles about Zion Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:ZN) have been trending positive on Saturday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Zion Oil & Gas earned a news impact score of 0.46 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Zion Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:ZN) traded up 2.48% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $1.65. The stock had a trading volume of 70,424 shares. The firm’s market cap is $75.02 million. Zion Oil & Gas has a 52-week low of $1.07 and a 52-week high of $2.05. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $1.38 and a 200 day moving average price of $1.31.
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In related news, insider Ilan N. Sheena sold 117,500 shares of Zion Oil & Gas stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.87, for a total transaction of $219,725.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders own 9.70% of the company’s stock.
About Zion Oil & Gas
Zion Oil & Gas, Inc is an oil and gas exploration company. The Company holds a petroleum exploration license onshore Israel, the Megiddo-Jezreel License (MJL), comprising approximately 99,000 acres. The MJL is onshore, south and west of the Sea of Galilee. The Company has drilled approximately four exploratory wells.
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