Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

May 18, 2018 - By Bernice Betts

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Sentiment for Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN)

Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.16, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 53 institutional investors increased or opened new stock positions, while 54 sold and reduced equity positions in Sanchez Energy Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database reported: 45.63 million shares, down from 48.05 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Sanchez Energy Corp in their top 10 stock positions increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 20 Reduced: 34 Increased: 35 New Position: 18.

Sanchez Energy Corporation, an independent exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition and development of U.S. onshore unconventional oil and natural gas resources. The company has market cap of $323.28 million. It currently focuses on the horizontal development of resource from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. It currently has negative earnings. It also holds an undeveloped acreage position in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Mississippi and Louisiana.

The stock decreased 1.09% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $4.07. About 1.42 million shares traded. Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) has declined 66.23% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 77.78% the S&P500.

Analysts await Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) to report earnings on August, 8. They expect $0.19 EPS, up 163.33 % or $0.49 from last year’s $-0.3 per share. SN’s profit will be $15.09 million for 5.36 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.05 actual EPS reported by Sanchez Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -480.00 % EPS growth.

Carval Investors Llc holds 10.26% of its portfolio in Sanchez Energy Corporation for 594,285 shares. Columbia Pacific Advisors Llc owns 398,029 shares or 3.15% of their US portfolio. Moreover, New Generation Advisors Llc has 3.07% invested in the company for 940,709 shares. The New York-based Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc has invested 0.6% in the stock. Penn Capital Management Co Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1.28 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 selling transactions for $1.09 million activity.

Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 11% of Sanchez Energy Corporation’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Sanchez Energy Corporation, 1 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $200 while the high is $8.0. The stock’s average target of $3.92 is -3.69% below today’s ($4.07) share price. SN was included in 13 notes of analysts from December 11, 2017. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of SN in report on Friday, December 15 to “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, January 9. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Friday, April 20 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by KLR Group on Wednesday, April 18. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 20 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, March 14. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, December 11 by Northland Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, February 26. Stephens maintained the shares of SN in report on Tuesday, April 24 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, December 15.

More news for Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Sanchez Energy: Management Deja Vu” on May 10, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Sanchez Energy -9% on disappointing Q1 earnings, production” and published on May 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

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