Research analysts at Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on shares of CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CEIX) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, reports. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $32.00 price target on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target points to a potential upside of 45.45% from the stock’s previous close.

CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CEIX) traded down $1.22 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $22.00. 1,549,274 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,424,950. CONSOL Energy has a 1-year low of $21.35 and a 1-year high of $24.40.

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