EP Energy Corp (NYSE:EPE) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-four ratings firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $6.14.
EP Energy Corp (NYSE:EPE) traded up 6.75% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $5.22. 1,892,565 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s market capitalization is $1.30 billion. EP Energy Corp has a one year low of $1.60 and a one year high of $15.80. The company’s 50 day moving average is $3.23 and its 200 day moving average is $4.72.
EP Energy Corp (NYSE:EPE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 18th. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.01. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share.
A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on EPE shares. KLR Group dropped their price target on shares of EP Energy Corp from $13.00 to $10.00 in a research report on Tuesday, January 19th. Citigroup Inc. dropped their price target on shares of EP Energy Corp from $6.00 to $5.50 in a research report on Tuesday, January 5th. Topeka Capital Markets boosted their price target on shares of EP Energy Corp from $6.00 to $12.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, January 25th. SunTrust restated a “buy” rating on shares of EP Energy Corp in a research report on Tuesday, December 29th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 target price (down previously from $7.00) on shares of EP Energy Corp in a research report on Wednesday, December 9th.
EP Energy Corporation is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and development of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The Company operates through a base of producing assets located in four operating areas, which include the Eagle Ford Shale, the Wolfcamp Shale, the Altamont field in the Uinta Basin Northeastern Utah and the Haynesville Shale.
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