Analyst Ratings for Consol Energy Inc. (CNX)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Consol Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, CNX received an average rating of Overweight.

13 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave CNX a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CNX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 26, implying a possible profit of 53.21 percent. The lowest price target was 17, implying a possible loss of 0.18 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 16.67 percent. That number becomes 44.44 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 3.62 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 34.33 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CNX hit 22.34 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.55. Currently the stock is 25.24 percent higher than its low, and 24.04 percent below the high. CNX has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CNX value stock report compares CNX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CNX is $3.84 billion. CNX's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.