News articles about Geopark (NYSE:GPRK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Geopark earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 50 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Geopark (NYSE:GPRK) traded down 0.90% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $6.60. 99,092 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $6.87 and its 200-day moving average price is $5.14. The stock’s market capitalization is $395.60 million. Geopark has a 52 week low of $1.90 and a 52 week high of $8.00.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on GPRK. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Geopark from a “strong sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $6.75 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, March 10th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Geopark from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, March 13th.

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