Media coverage about Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) (TSE:PVG) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pretium Resources earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 44.6821984375502 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Critical Contrast: Pretium Resources (PVG) & Its Peers (americanbankingnews.com)
- Are Hedge Funds Betting Against Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG)? – Newburgh Gazette (newburghgazette.com)
- Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Receives “Buy” Rating from Citigroup Inc. (americanbankingnews.com)
- Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
Several brokerages have issued reports on PVG. Roth Capital set a $16.00 target price on shares of Pretium Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. BidaskClub raised shares of Pretium Resources from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd. ValuEngine cut shares of Pretium Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Pretium Resources from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Pretium Resources in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Pretium Resources presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.93.
Shares of Pretium Resources (PVG) traded down 2.58% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $8.67. 9,383,498 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $8.59 and its 200-day moving average is $9.49. The company’s market capitalization is $1.57 billion. Pretium Resources has a 52 week low of $6.82 and a 52 week high of $12.53.
Pretium Resources Company Profile
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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