Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Keane Group (NASDAQ:FRAC) Stock Price

News headlines about Keane Group (NASDAQ:FRAC) have trended positive recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media 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 negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Keane Group earned a news impact score of 0.42 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.2569187284362 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Keane Group (FRAC) opened at 13.31 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $15.16 and a 200-day moving average price of $15.84. Keane Group has a one year low of $12.42 and a one year high of $22.93. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.49 billion.

Keane Group (NASDAQ:FRAC) last issued its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $323.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $316.71 million. Keane Group had a negative return on equity of 14.38% and a negative net margin of 3.68%. The firm’s revenue was up 34.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Keane Group will post $0.10 EPS for the current year.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on FRAC. Scotiabank set a $21.00 target price on Keane Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Capital One Financial Corporation reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Keane Group in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Iberia Capital began coverage on Keane Group in a report on Friday, June 23rd. They set an “outperform” rating and a $19.00 target price on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and set a $16.15 target price (down from $17.00) on shares of Keane Group in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upped their price objective on Keane Group from $17.00 to $19.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 25th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.38.

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Keane Group Company Profile

Keane Group, Inc is provider of integrated well completion services in the United States, with a focus on demanding completion solutions. The Company’s segments include Completion Services, which comprises hydraulic fracturing and wireline divisions, and Other Services, which consists of coiled tubing, cementing and drilling divisions.

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