Willbros Group (NYSE: WG) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 9/13/2017 – Willbros Group was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $3.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Willbros Group, Inc. is an independent contractor serving the oil, gas and power industries, providing construction, engineering and specialty services to industry and government entities worldwide. They place particular emphasis on projects in developing countries where they believe their experience gives them a competitive advantage. “
  • 9/9/2017 – Willbros Group was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Willbros Group, Inc. is an independent contractor serving the oil, gas and power industries, providing construction, engineering and specialty services to industry and government entities worldwide. They place particular emphasis on projects in developing countries where they believe their experience gives them a competitive advantage. “
  • 9/2/2017 – Willbros Group was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $2.50 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Willbros Group, Inc. is an independent contractor serving the oil, gas and power industries, providing construction, engineering and specialty services to industry and government entities worldwide. They place particular emphasis on projects in developing countries where they believe their experience gives them a competitive advantage. “
  • 9/1/2017 – Willbros Group was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Willbros Group, Inc. is an independent contractor serving the oil, gas and power industries, providing construction, engineering and specialty services to industry and government entities worldwide. They place particular emphasis on projects in developing countries where they believe their experience gives them a competitive advantage. “
  • 8/17/2017 – Willbros Group was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 8/16/2017 – Willbros Group had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from $1.25 to $1.35. They now have an “underperformer” rating on the stock.
  • 8/2/2017 – Willbros Group was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.

Shares of Willbros Group, Inc. (WG) traded up 2.17% on Friday, hitting $2.83. The stock had a trading volume of 817,085 shares. Willbros Group, Inc. has a 12-month low of $1.42 and a 12-month high of $3.84. The company’s market cap is $179.14 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $2.28 and a 200-day moving average price of $2.47.

Willbros Group (NYSE:WG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The oil and gas company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. Willbros Group had a negative net margin of 6.17% and a negative return on equity of 31.89%. The business had revenue of $227.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $193.61 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.09) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 17.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Willbros Group, Inc. will post ($0.23) earnings per share for the current year.

Willbros Group, Inc is a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil and gas and power industries with offerings that primarily include construction, maintenance and facilities development services. The Company operates through three segments: Oil & Gas, Utility T&D and Canada. The Company provides services through operating subsidiaries.

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