ConocoPhillips VP Sells $2,457,356 in Stock (COP)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) VP Glenda Mae Schwarz unloaded 31,614 shares of ConocoPhillips stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.73, for a total value of $2,457,356.22. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 3,625 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $281,771. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Shares of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) traded down 1.15% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $77.2094. The stock had a trading volume of 2,405,555 shares. ConocoPhillips has a 52 week low of $58.71 and a 52 week high of $78.22. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $72.0 and its 200-day moving average is $69.96. The company has a market cap of $94.667 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.63.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $1.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.25. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.42 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that ConocoPhillips will post $6.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of ConocoPhillips from $83.00 to $85.00 in a research note on Monday. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Bank of America reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of ConocoPhillips in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $77.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $75.00. Finally, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of ConocoPhillips from $83.00 to $88.00 in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $77.69.
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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