Press coverage about Select Energy Services (NASDAQ:WTTR) has been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Select Energy Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.7896136916384 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Select Energy Services (NASDAQ:WTTR) traded down 0.45% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $15.57. 209,097 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $15.26 and a 200 day moving average of $14.42. The company has a market cap of $471.94 million and a PE ratio of 0.96. Select Energy Services has a 52 week low of $11.22 and a 52 week high of $17.25.
Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Select Energy Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Select Energy Services in a research report on Friday, September 8th. J P Morgan Chase & Co dropped their target price on shares of Select Energy Services from $16.00 to $13.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Select Energy Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut shares of Select Energy Services from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating and dropped their target price for the company from $18.00 to $15.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.86.
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Select Energy Services Company Profile
Select Energy Services, Inc is a holding company. The Company is provider of total water solutions to the United States unconventional oil and gas industry. The Company is engaged in sourcing and transfer of water prior to its use in drilling and completion activities associated with hydraulic fracturing or fracking, which collectively referrd to as pre-frac water services.
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