Trading volume for Stone Energy Corporation was 177K on Friday. Volume was down 97.09% under the stocks average daily volume.
The following firms have also recently changed their position in SGY. As of the end of the quarter Citadel Advisors LLC had sold 323,911 shares trimming its position 95.3%. The value of the investment in Stone Energy Corporation decreased from $1,459,000 to $13,000 a change of $1,446,000 quarter to quarter. As of quarter end Norges Bank had acquired a total of 132,600 shares growing its holdings by 39.1%. The value of the investment in SGY went from $4,267,000 to $2,339,000 decreasing 45.2% since the last quarter.
Royal Bank Of Canada expanded its ownership by buying 32,535 shares an increase of 44,568.5%. Royal Bank Of Canada owns 32,608 shares with a value of $26,000. The value of the position overall is up by inf%. As of the end of the quarter State Street Corp had sold a total of 2,755,975 shares trimming its stake by 67.1%. The value in dollars decreased from $17,614,000 to $1,069,000 a change of 93.9% quarter over quarter.
October 17 investment analysts at Barclays held the price target at $3.00 but downgraded the stock from Equalweight to Underweight. On October 17 the company was downgraded to Underweight from Equalweight and a price target of $3.00 was set by Barclays.
June 15 investment analysts at Barclays left the company rating at Equalweight but moved up the price target from $0.50 to $3.00. On May 13 Barclays kept the company rating at Equalweight and moved down the price target to $0.50 from $1.00.
Imperial Capital both downgraded the stock and lowered the price target on April 19 cutting the price target from $1.25 to $0.50 and changing the rating from In-line to Underperform. On April 19 the stock rating was downgraded from In-line to Underperform with a current price target of $0.50 in a report issued by Imperial Capital.
The company is trading down by -1.85% since yesterdays close of $21.11. Shares are trading at $20.72 which is just under $21.15, the 50 day moving average and just below the 200 day moving average of $26.44. The 50 day moving average was down $-0.43 and the 200 day average moved down $-5.72.
As of the last earnings report the EPS was $-115.25 and is estimated to be $0.06 for the current year with 19,999,000 shares outstanding. Analysts expect next quarters EPS to be $0.02 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $0.07.
Stone Energy Corporation, launched on March 15, 1993, is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is involved in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development and operation of oil and gas properties. The Company operates in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) basin. As of December 31, 2016, the Businesss estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were approximately 53 million barrels of oil equivalents (MMBoe) or 321 billion cubic feet equivalent (Bcfe). Its subsidiaries include Stone Energy Offshore, L.L.C. (Stone Offshore) and Stone Energy Holding, L.L.C..
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