News coverage about Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) has trended positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Forestar Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 44.5424266386063 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Forestar Group (FOR) traded down $0.45 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $22.90. 92,908 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 140,639. Forestar Group has a 12 month low of $12.75 and a 12 month high of $26.39. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 17.88 and a quick ratio of 17.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $989.76, a PE ratio of 12.79 and a beta of 1.84.

Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Forestar Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st.

In other news, insider Donald J. Tomnitz bought 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 6th. The stock was bought at an average price of $24.17 per share, with a total value of $96,680.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 2,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $48,340. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 3.10% of the company’s stock.

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About Forestar Group

Forestar Group Inc is a residential and mixed-use real estate development company. The Company operates through three segments. The Real Estate segment secures entitlements and develops infrastructure on its lands, for single-family residential and mixed-use communities. The Mineral resources segment is focused on its owned oil and gas mineral interests through promoting exploration, development and production activities.

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