Athabasca Oil Corp Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (TSE:ATH)
Shares of Athabasca Oil Corp (TSE:ATH) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is C$9.64.
Athabasca Oil Corp (TSE:ATH) traded down 0.70% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $7.10. The stock had a trading volume of 134,692 shares. Athabasca Oil Corp has a 1-year low of $5.47 and a 1-year high of $8.84. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $6.81 and a 200-day moving average of $7.5. The company’s market cap is $2.852 billion.
Athabasca Oil Corp (TSE:ATH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.14) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.09. Analysts expect that Athabasca Oil Corp will post $-0.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on ATH shares. Analysts at Scotiabank cut their price target on shares of Athabasca Oil Corp from C$9.50 to C$9.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Raymond James cut their price target on shares of Athabasca Oil Corp from C$10.50 to C$7.50 in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of Athabasca Oil Corp in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
Athabasca Oil Corporation, formerly Athabasca Oil Sands Corp., is focused on the exploration and development of unconventional oil resource plays in Alberta, Canada.
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