Suncor Energy Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts (NYSE:SU)
Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the fifteen brokerages that are covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and ten have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $44.75.
Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) traded up 0.73% on Tuesday, hitting $40.06. The stock had a trading volume of 1,055,082 shares. Suncor Energy has a one year low of $28.32 and a one year high of $39.96. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $38.67 and its 200-day moving average is $35.1. The company has a market cap of $58.823 billion and a P/E ratio of 15.04.
Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 28th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.19. On average, analysts predict that Suncor Energy will post $3.90 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, June 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.2085 per share. This represents a $0.83 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 2nd.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on SU shares. Analysts at Stifel upgraded shares of Suncor Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Suncor Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at FirstEnergy Capital downgraded shares of Suncor Energy to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 7th.
Suncor Energy Inc (NYSE:SU) is an integrated energy company.
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