Suncor Energy (SU) Getting Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News headlines about Suncor Energy (TSE:SU) (NYSE:SU) have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Suncor Energy earned a news impact score of -1.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news stories about the company an news buzz score of 7 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Suncor Energy’s score:

Several brokerages recently commented on SU. TD Securities upped their price target on shares of Suncor Energy from C$58.00 to C$59.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 26th. Mizuho set a C$61.00 price objective on shares of Suncor Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 24th. Raymond James reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a C$70.00 price objective on shares of Suncor Energy in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price objective on shares of Suncor Energy from C$58.00 to C$60.00 in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, National Bank Financial boosted their price objective on shares of Suncor Energy from C$64.00 to C$65.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$60.75.

Suncor Energy stock traded down C$0.49 during trading hours on Friday, hitting C$44.41. The company had a trading volume of 3,606,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,164,283. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 39.84, a current ratio of 0.90 and a quick ratio of 0.54. Suncor Energy has a 1 year low of C$40.49 and a 1 year high of C$55.47.

In other Suncor Energy news, insider Janice Odegaard sold 60,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$54.00, for a total value of C$3,240,000.00.

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Suncor Energy Company Profile

Suncor Energy Inc operates as an integrated energy company. The company primarily focuses on developing petroleum resource basins in Canada's Athabasca oil sands; explores, acquires, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas in Canada and internationally; transports and refines crude oil; markets petroleum and petrochemical products primarily in Canada.

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