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Research analysts at Canaccord Genuity started coverage on shares of Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO) in a report released on Tuesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at SunTrust raised their price target on shares of Concho Resources from $151.00 to $159.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 19th. Separately, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Concho Resources from $140.00 to $153.00 in a research note on Friday, May 23rd. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. raised their price target on shares of Concho Resources from $130.00 to $160.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 14th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Concho Resources has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $141.18.

Shares of Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO) opened at 144.50 on Tuesday. Concho Resources has a 52-week low of $83.81 and a 52-week high of $145.70. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $135.3 and a 200-day moving average of $120.0. The company has a market cap of $15.031 billion and a P/E ratio of 47.87.

Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 12th. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $660.96 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $629.78 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.58 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 40.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Concho Resources will post $4.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Concho Resources Inc(NYSE:CXO) is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, development and exploration of oil and natural gas properties.

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