Pretium Resources (PVG) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

News articles about Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) (TSE:PVG) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Pretium Resources earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 44.5851748206507 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) opened at 8.57 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $9.28 and a 200 day moving average price of $9.88. Pretium Resources has a 12 month low of $6.82 and a 12 month high of $12.53. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.55 billion.

PVG has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price objective on shares of Pretium Resources in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Pretium Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, July 8th. BidaskClub downgraded Pretium Resources from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. ValuEngine downgraded Pretium Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $13.00 price objective on Pretium Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Pretium Resources presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.93.

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About Pretium Resources

Pretium Resources Inc is a Canada-based exploration and development company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal resource properties in the Americas. The Company’s projects include Brucejack Project and the Snowfield Project, both of which are located in northwestern British Columbia.

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