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Westmoreland Coal Company (NYSE:WLB)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday , Analyst Ratings Network reports. The stock traded as high as $35.60 and last traded at $35.38, with a volume of 44,178 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $34.92.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Brean Capital raised their price target on shares of Westmoreland Coal Company from $35.00 to $38.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 29th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Imperial Capital raised their price target on shares of Westmoreland Coal Company from $35.00 to $40.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 29th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Imperial Capital raised their price target on shares of Westmoreland Coal Company from $25.00 to $35.00 in a research note on Monday, March 31st. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Westmoreland Coal Company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $39.00.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $29.95 and its 200-day moving average is $24.39. The company’s market cap is $525.7 million.

Westmoreland Coal Company (NYSE:WLB) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 25th. The company reported ($1.30) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $1.21. On average, analysts predict that Westmoreland Coal Company will post $-2.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Westmoreland Coal Company (NYSE:WLB) is an energy company.

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