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KEG

Key Energy

$17.10

1.48 (9.48%)

, BAS

Basic Energy

$22.43

-0.47 (-2.05%)

12:59
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Key Energy rallies after Bloomberg report of takeover talks

Shares of Key Energy Services (KEG) are moving higher after Bloomberg late Friday reported that Basic Energy Services (BAS) is in talks to acquire the company. In afternoon trading, Key Energy is up 10% to $17.13 while Basic Energy is down 1% to $22.58. The companies are discussing an all-stock deal that could be announced within several weeks, Matthew Monks of Bloomberg reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

KEG

Key Energy

$17.10

1.48 (9.48%)

BAS

Basic Energy

$22.43

-0.47 (-2.05%)

KEG Key Energy
$17.10

1.48 (9.48%)

03/13/17
GHSC
03/13/17
INITIATION
Target $32
GHSC
Buy
Key Energy resumed with a Buy at Seaport Global
Seaport Global analyst Mark Brown resumed coverage of Key Energy Services with a Buy rating and $32 price target. Key offers the best play on accelerating well servicing demand in the U.S. land market over the next few years, the analyst contends.
03/29/17
PIPR
03/29/17
UPGRADE
Target $30
PIPR
Overweight
Key Energy upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst John Daniel upgraded Key Energy Services to Overweight citing a "favorable valuation relative to peers." The analyst sees potential upside of 30%-35%. He lowered his price target for the shares to $30 from $37.50.
04/18/17
NOMU
04/18/17
INITIATION
Target $27
NOMU
Neutral
Key Energy initiated with a Neutral at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Matthew Johnston started Key Energy Services with a Neutral rating and $27 price target.
BAS Basic Energy
$22.43

-0.47 (-2.05%)

01/10/17
SPHN
01/10/17
INITIATION
Target $40
SPHN
Equal Weight
Basic Energy reinstated with an Equal Weight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Matthew Marietta resumed coverage of Basic Energy with an Equal Weight rating and $40 price target. The analyst believes Basic Energy now offers a cleaner investment in U.S. land services activity and substantial leverage to the Permian basin, but ongoing concerns regarding the structural oversupply of service equipment and questions over the true attrition levels to date of equipment remain risks in his thesis.
01/19/17
DBAB
01/19/17
UPGRADE
Target $45
DBAB
Buy
Basic Energy upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Mike Urban upgraded Basic Energy Services saying the company has emerged from Chapter 11 with a "sustainable cost structure and a significantly improved balance sheet." The analyst expects forecast customer spending to tick up in 2017 and raised his price target for the shares to $45 from 50c.
03/30/17
GHSC
03/30/17
UPGRADE
Target $39
GHSC
Buy
Basic Energy upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Seaport Global
Seaport Global analyst Mark Brown upgraded Basic Energy to Buy with a $39 price target telling investors its healthy balance sheet and North American market visibility provide a compelling earnings backdrop over the next few years.
04/18/17
NOMU
04/18/17
INITIATION
Target $51
NOMU
Buy
Basic Energy initiated with a Buy at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Matthew Johnston started Basic Energy Services with a Buy rating and $51 price target. The valuation is cheap and earnings expectations are low, the analyst contends.

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