Gastar Exploration (GST) Given Media Impact Score of 0.02

Media stories about Gastar Exploration (NASDAQ:GST) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gastar Exploration earned a news impact score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.3769527116512 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Separately, Imperial Capital cut Gastar Exploration from an “in-line” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 24th.

Gastar Exploration stock traded up $0.01 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $0.09. The stock had a trading volume of 6,280,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,980,403. Gastar Exploration has a 12 month low of $0.08 and a 12 month high of $1.39.

About Gastar Exploration

Gastar Exploration Inc, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development and production of oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Its principal activities include the identification, acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays.

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