Media stories about Era Group (NYSE:ERA) have trended very positive on Wednesday, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Era Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.56 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 52 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Alpha One’s scoring:

Era Group (NYSE:ERA) traded down 2.097% on Wednesday, hitting $12.375. The stock had a trading volume of 18,662 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $12.64 and a 200 day moving average of $13.02. The company’s market capitalization is $259.05 million. Era Group has a 52 week low of $6.92 and a 52 week high of $17.73.

In other Era Group news, CEO Christopher Scott Bradshaw sold 16,426 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.72, for a total transaction of $192,512.72. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 274,795 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,220,597.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, SVP Paul T. White sold 4,407 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.77, for a total value of $51,870.39. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 77,983 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $917,859.91. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 43,813 shares of company stock valued at $514,670. 7.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About Era Group

Era Group Inc is engaged in operating helicopters. The Company’s helicopters transport personnel to, from and between offshore oil and gas production platforms, drilling rigs and other installations. The Company also dry-leases helicopters to third-party helicopter operators and foreign affiliates. The primary users of the Company’s helicopter services are international, integrated and independent oil and gas exploration, development and production companies.

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