ConocoPhillips Given “Positive” Rating at TheStreet (COP)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)‘s stock had its “positive” rating reiterated by investment analysts at TheStreet in a note issued to investors on Friday, American Banking & Market News reports.
The analysts wrote, “ConocoPhillips (COP) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A-. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.”
COP has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. cut their price target on shares of ConocoPhillips from $78.00 to $77.00 in a research note to investors on Monday, December 16th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of ConocoPhillips in a research note to investors on Thursday, December 12th. They now have a $73.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of ConocoPhillips from $70.00 to $85.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, November 1st. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $74.52.
Shares of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) opened at 70.20 on Friday. ConocoPhillips has a 52-week low of $56.38 and a 52-week high of $74.59. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $71.11 and its 200-day moving average is $68.64. The company has a market cap of $86.002 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.68.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 31st. The company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.01. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.44 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that ConocoPhillips will post $5.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports and markets crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas and bitumen on a worldwide basis.
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