Jones Energy, Inc. ( JONE ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 8% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend of the company, as the stock is now up 14.41% since Apr 2.
This U.S.-based oil exploration and production stock witnessed 4 downward revisions over the past 30 days. The Zacks Consensus Estimate also moved down over the same time frame, signaling trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if Friday's move higher lasts.
Jones Energy has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), while its Earnings ESP
However, some better-ranked stocks in the same industry include Athlon Energy Inc.
), Callon Petroleum Company
) and Encana Corporation
). All these stocks sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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