Athlon Energy Stock Rating Upgraded by Howard Weil (ATHL)
Athlon Energy (NASDAQ:ATHL) was upgraded by equities researchers at Howard Weil from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports.
Shares of Athlon Energy (NASDAQ:ATHL) opened at 28.52 on Wednesday. Athlon Energy has a 52-week low of $25.25 and a 52-week high of $34.59. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $31.05 and a 200-day moving average of $30.66. The company has a market cap of $2.342 billion and a P/E ratio of 49.26.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Athlon Energy from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, December 30th. They now have a $34.60 price target on the stock. Analysts at Topeka Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Athlon Energy in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 10th. They set a “buy” rating and a $40.00 price target on the stock. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $33.60.
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