Stock Price of Rice Energy Inc. (RICE) Increases 2.09%

Rice Energy Inc. s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -10.62% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -20.22% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 121.69% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Rice Energy Inc. has a positive value of 52.94 compared to overall market. Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) has climbed 2.09% in the past week and advanced 4.33% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.27% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.46% for the last 4 weeks period.

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.24 points or 1.11% at $21.46 with 3,190,613 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $21.7, the shares hit an intraday low of $21.4 and an intraday high of $21.88 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $4,348 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 202,591,250 shares. The 52-week high of Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) is $29.36 and the 52-week low is $8.06.

Rice Energy Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 2, 2016. The company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.39. Analyst had a consensus of $0.02. The company had revenue of $198.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $210.38 million. The companys revenue was up 38.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.03 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Rice Energy Inc was Upgraded by Seaport Global Securities on Feb 6, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $28.Rice Energy Inc was Downgraded by SunTrust to Hold on Jan 30, 2017. Company shares were Upgraded by Williams Capital Group on Jan 24, 2017 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 27 from a previous price target of $25 .Rice Energy Inc was Resumed by Barclays on Dec 19, 2016 to Overweight, Price Target of the shares are set at $30.Rice Energy Inc was Upgraded by Goldman to Buy on Dec 16, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 30, 2016, James Wilmot Rogers (officer ) sold 114,523 shares at 25.33 per share price.On Dec 22, 2015, Kathleen Peto (10% owner) sold 5,000,000 shares at 7.75 per share price.On Dec 22, 2015, Energy Irrevocable Trust Rice (10% owner) sold 5,000,000 shares at 7.75 per share price.

Rice Energy Inc. is involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of natural gas and oil properties primarily in the Appalachian Basin. Rice Energy Inc. is headquartered in Hillpointe Drive, United States.

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