Athabasca Oil Corp Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (TSE:ATH)
Shares of Athabasca Oil Corp (TSE:ATH) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve brokerages that are presently covering the company, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$9.64.
A number of research firms have recently commented on ATH. 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 Corp (TSE:ATH) opened at 7.21 on Friday. Athabasca Oil Corp has a 52-week low of $5.47 and a 52-week high of $8.84. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $6.78 and its 200-day moving average is $7.57. The company’s market cap is $2.896 billion.
Athabasca Oil Corp (TSE:ATH) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.09. Analysts expect that Athabasca Oil Corp will post $-0.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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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