Evolution Petroleum Corp (EPM) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports

News stories about Evolution Petroleum Corp (NYSE:EPM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Evolution Petroleum Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the energy company an impact score of 47.2201642049005 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Several brokerages have issued reports on EPM. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Evolution Petroleum Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Roth Capital set a $11.00 price objective on shares of Evolution Petroleum Corp and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Evolution Petroleum Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Scotiabank set a $10.00 price target on shares of Evolution Petroleum Corp and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, Northland Securities set a $8.00 price target on shares of Evolution Petroleum Corp and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.67.

Evolution Petroleum Corp (NYSE:EPM) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $7.25. 33,978 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 88,660. Evolution Petroleum Corp has a 52 week low of $6.35 and a 52 week high of $10.20.

Evolution Petroleum Corp (NYSE:EPM) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The energy company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. Evolution Petroleum Corp had a net margin of 16.99% and a return on equity of 8.76%. The firm had revenue of $8.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $8.19 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.02 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.14%.

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Evolution Petroleum Corp Company Profile

Evolution Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploitation and development of properties for the production of crude oil and natural gas, onshore in the United States. Its assets include interests in a carbon dioxide (CO2) enhanced oil recovery project (EOR) in Louisiana’s Delhi field.

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