Analyst Ratings for Gulfport Energy Corp. (GPOR)Updated: 2017-07-26
Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for GPOR last month.
A buy rating was issued by 19 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GPOR. The highest price target was 32, implying potential capital gains of 135.9 percent. The minimum price target given was 12, which equates to a potential downside of -11.54 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.79 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 27.92 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.24 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 33.4 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 5 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 6 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
In the trailing 52-weeks, GPOR hit 30.47 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.47. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.78 percent, and 55.48 percent lower than its 52-week high. GPOR has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GPOR value stock report compares GPOR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GPOR is $2.4 billion. GPOR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.