Suncor Energy (SU) Given Media Impact Score of 0.10

News stories about Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) (TSE:SU) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Suncor Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.5819009953566 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Suncor Energy (SU) traded down $0.20 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $35.57. 3,523,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,254,224. The firm has a market capitalization of $59,220.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.29, a PEG ratio of 3.33 and a beta of 0.85. The company has a current ratio of 0.91, a quick ratio of 0.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. Suncor Energy has a 52 week low of $27.96 and a 52 week high of $36.71.

Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) (TSE:SU) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $6.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.80 billion. Suncor Energy had a net margin of 11.63% and a return on equity of 5.68%. research analysts anticipate that Suncor Energy will post 1.28 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

SU has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $51.00 price objective on shares of Suncor Energy in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Suncor Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on shares of Suncor Energy from $48.00 to $52.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Wolfe Research raised shares of Suncor Energy from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Finally, AltaCorp Capital cut shares of Suncor Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $43.86.

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About Suncor Energy

Suncor Energy Inc is a Canada-based integrated energy company. The Company is focused on developing Canada’s petroleum resource basin, Athabasca oil sands. The Company operates in three business segments: Oil Sands, Exploration and Production (E&P), and Refining and Marketing. The Company’s Oil Sands segment includes Oil Sands operations and Oil Sands ventures operations.

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