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Emerge Energy Services (NASDAQ:EMES) CAO Richard L. Deshazo sold 8,583 shares of Emerge Energy Services stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.24, for a total value of $903,274.92. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 1,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $105,240. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Emerge Energy Services (NASDAQ:EMES) traded down 0.06% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $102.08. The stock had a trading volume of 264,754 shares. Emerge Energy Services has a 52 week low of $20.06 and a 52 week high of $116.99. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $96.7 and its 200-day moving average is $64.3. The company has a market cap of $2.412 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 77.44.

Emerge Energy Services (NASDAQ:EMES) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 5th. The company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.12. On average, analysts predict that Emerge Energy Services will post $3.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on shares of Emerge Energy Services from $85.00 to $120.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 19th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Stifel raised their price target on shares of Emerge Energy Services from $85.00 to $120.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 19th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Wunderlich initiated coverage on shares of Emerge Energy Services in a research note on Tuesday, June 3rd. They set a “buy” rating and a $120.00 price target on the stock. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $96.84.

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