Cenovus Energy Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (TSE:CVE)
Shares of Cenovus Energy (TSE:CVE) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen analysts that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is C$37.15.
Cenovus Energy (TSE:CVE) opened at 33.09 on Friday. Cenovus Energy has a one year low of $28.25 and a one year high of $34.79. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.55 and its 200-day moving average is $31.78. The company has a market cap of $25.050 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.40.
Cenovus Energy (TSE:CVE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.33. Analysts expect that Cenovus Energy will post $1.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.2662 per share. This represents a $1.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.22%.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at TD Securities raised their price target on shares of Cenovus Energy from C$35.00 to C$36.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at National Bank Financial raised their price target on shares of Cenovus Energy from C$36.00 to C$37.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. Finally, analysts at Barclays downgraded shares of Cenovus Energy from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 25th.
Cenovus Energy, Inc (TSE:CVE) is Canadian integrated oil company.
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