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Analyzing Wall Street’s Targets for HK, XEC, JAG, LPI, and COG

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Analysts’ recommendations: Halcon Resources

To conclude our series, we’ll discuss analysts’ recommendations for this year’s weakest upstream stocks. Of the nine analysts covering Halcon Resources (HK) on June 12, one recommended “strong buy,” six recommended “buy,” and two recommended “hold.” There were no “sell” or “strong sell” recommendations. Analysts’ median price target for HK is $9.50, ~122% higher than its June 12 closing price of $4.27.

Recommendations for Cimarex Energy

Of the 31 analysts covering Cimarex Energy (XEC), seven recommended “strong buy,” 14 recommended “buy,” and ten recommended “hold.” There were no “sell” or “strong sell” recommendations. Analysts’ median price target for XEC is $89.88, ~39% higher than its June 12 closing price of $125.

Analysts’ target prices for JAG, LPI, and COG

Analysts’ median price targets for Jagged Peak Energy (JAG), Laredo Petroleum (LPI), and Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) suggest upsides of ~44%, ~39%, and ~19%, respectively, based on their June 12 closing prices.

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