News headlines about Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ:PVAC) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Penn Virginia Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.3651133826378 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ PVAC) traded up 1.77% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $37.86. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 63,620 shares. The firm has a market cap of $567.60 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1.74. Penn Virginia Corporation has a 12-month low of $15.00 and a 12-month high of $61.97. The company’s 50-day moving average is $37.35 and its 200 day moving average is $43.24.
PVAC has been the subject of several analyst reports. Northland Securities set a $60.00 target price on Penn Virginia Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Capital One Financial Corporation cut Penn Virginia Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $53.00.
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About Penn Virginia Corporation
Penn Virginia Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the onshore exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the United States. The company primarily operates wells in the Eagle Ford Shale field in South Texas. It also has operations in the Granite Wash in Oklahoma.
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