Bristow Group (BRS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, InfoTrie Reports

Press coverage about Bristow Group (NYSE:BRS) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bristow Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.86 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media headlines about the oil and gas company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Bristow Group’s analysis:

NYSE BRS opened at $7.72 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $381.26 million, a PE ratio of -3.62 and a beta of 2.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 1.94 and a current ratio of 2.32. Bristow Group has a fifty-two week low of $7.53 and a fifty-two week high of $18.91.

Bristow Group (NYSE:BRS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 8th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.78) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.69) by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $334.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $349.80 million. Bristow Group had a negative net margin of 11.80% and a negative return on equity of 6.36%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.88) EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Bristow Group will post -2.8 earnings per share for the current year.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on BRS. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price objective on Bristow Group from $14.00 to $13.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised Bristow Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 24th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Bristow Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday.

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Bristow Group Company Profile

Bristow Group Inc provides industrial aviation services to the offshore energy companies in Europe Caspian, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers helicopter charter services to transport personnel between onshore bases and offshore production platforms, drilling rigs, and other installations, as well as to transport time-sensitive equipment to these offshore locations.

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