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NAT, EURN, TNK: Which One Do Analysts Like the Most?

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Analyst recommendations

In the previous part of this series, we discussed Wall Street analysts’ recommendations for the two top-performing crude tanker stocks so far this year: DHT Holdings (DHT) and Frontline (FRO). In this part, we’ll look at analysts’ recommendations for the other three top crude tanker stocks.
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Nordic American Tankers

Analysts’ consensus rating for Nordic American Tankers (NAT) is 3.33, which means a “hold.” None of the analysts recommended a “buy” or an equivalent as of June 28. Approximately 66% have recommended a “hold,” while the remaining 34% of analysts recommend a “sell” or some equivalent.

Analysts’ consensus target price for Nordic American Tankers was $2.28 as of June 28. Currently, NAT is trading at $2.62, which implies a potential downside of 13.0% in the next 12 months at the current price.

Euronav

Analysts’ consensus rating for Euronav (EURN) is two, which means a “buy.” About 80% of the analysts have recommended a “buy” or some equivalent as of June 28. The remaining 20% of analysts have recommended a “hold,” while none of the analysts recommended a “sell” or equivalent. Analysts’ consensus target price for Euronav was $10.89 as of June 28. Currently, Euronav is trading at $9.15, which implies a return of 19.0% in the next 12 months at the current price.

Teekay Tankers

Analysts’ consensus rating for Teekay Tankers (TNK) is 2.4, which means a “buy.” 50% of the analysts recommended a “buy” or some equivalent as of June 28 for TNK. Approximately 37% have recommended a “hold,” while the remaining 13% of the analysts recommend a “sell” or some equivalent.

Analysts’ consensus target price for Teekay Tankers was $1.66 as of June 28. Currently, TNK is trading at $1.17, which implies a potential upside of 41.8% in the next 12 months at the current price.

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