Media coverage about Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EXXI) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Energy XXI Gulf Coast earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.3802300938457 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EXXI) traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $6.99. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 512,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 651,729. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 1.38 and a quick ratio of 1.38. Energy XXI Gulf Coast has a 12 month low of $4.74 and a 12 month high of $35.96.

Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EXXI) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.57) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.44) by ($0.13). The business had revenue of $117.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $119.45 million. analysts predict that Energy XXI Gulf Coast will post -3.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

EXXI has been the subject of a number of research reports. ValuEngine downgraded Energy XXI Gulf Coast from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Energy XXI Gulf Coast from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th.

In other Energy XXI Gulf Coast news, CEO Douglas E. Brooks acquired 25,000 shares of Energy XXI Gulf Coast stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $4.94 per share, for a total transaction of $123,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $49,400. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.08% of the company’s stock.

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About Energy XXI Gulf Coast

Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc (EGC) is an independent oil and natural gas development and production company which was focused on development drilling on the Company’s core properties. The Company’s properties are located in the United States Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore.

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