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Athlon Energy (NASDAQ:ATHL) is set to announce its Q1 earnings results on Wednesday, May 7th. Investors that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Athlon Energy (NASDAQ:ATHL) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 25th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. On average, analysts expect Athlon Energy to post $1.48 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2.35 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Athlon Energy (NASDAQ:ATHL) opened at 40.76 on Tuesday. Athlon Energy has a 52 week low of $25.25 and a 52 week high of $43.71. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $38.0 and a 200-day moving average of $33.46. The company has a market cap of $3.348 billion and a P/E ratio of 50.22.

ATHL has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Athlon Energy from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $44.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Miller Tabak upgraded shares of Athlon Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Topeka Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Athlon Energy from $48.00 to $55.00 in a research note on Monday, April 21st. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. Athlon Energy currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $43.00.

Athlon Energy Inc, is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is a holding company and its sole assets are controlling equity interests in Athlon Holdings LP and its subsidiaries.

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