News articles about Panhandle Oil and Gas (NYSE:PHX) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Panhandle Oil and Gas earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.5097990598153 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Panhandle Oil and Gas traded down $0.45, hitting $20.50, during trading hours on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. 195 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 24,434. The firm has a market cap of $352.30 million, a P/E ratio of 97.62 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a quick ratio of 1.92, a current ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. Panhandle Oil and Gas has a one year low of $17.65 and a one year high of $25.30.

Panhandle Oil and Gas (NYSE:PHX) last announced its earnings results on Monday, May 7th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by ($0.05). The company had revenue of $11.42 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.60 million. Panhandle Oil and Gas had a return on equity of 3.66% and a net margin of 34.83%. equities research analysts expect that Panhandle Oil and Gas will post 1.11 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, June 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 5th were given a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, June 4th. Panhandle Oil and Gas’s dividend payout ratio is currently 76.19%.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Panhandle Oil and Gas from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, June 4th.

About Panhandle Oil and Gas

Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc acquires, develops, and manages oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The company produces and sells natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. Its mineral and leasehold properties are located in Arkansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Texas. As of September 30, 2017, the company owned perpetual ownership of 255,039 net mineral acres; leased 19,351 net acres; and held working and royalty interests in 6,095 producing oil and natural gas wells, as well as 63 wells in the process of being drilled or completed.

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