MasTec (MTZ) is Reiterated by Maxim Group to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 26

MasTec (MTZ) was Reiterated by Maxim Group to “Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 26 from a previous price target of $24 . Maxim Group advised their investors in a research report released on May 9, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on MasTec. Canaccord Genuity Initiated MasTec on Apr 12, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $23.Shares were Downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Apr 7, 2016 to ” Hold” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 20 from a previous price target of $22 .Company shares were Reiterated by Wunderlich on Mar 21, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 26 from a previous price target of $22 .

On the company’s financial health, MasTec reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on May 5, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.02. The company had revenue of $974.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $951.17 million. The company’s revenue was down -2.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.08 EPS.

MasTec opened for trading at $21.95 and hit $22.37 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $22.33, with a gain of 1.18% or 0.26 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 19,21,271 shares. Company has a market cap of $1,837 M.

In a different news, on Mar 23, 2016, Robert J Dwyer (director) sold 5,860 shares at $19.96 per share price. According to the SEC, on Nov 17, 2015, Robert E Apple (COO) sold 11,324 shares at $42.45 per share price. On Aug 31, 2015, Julia L Johnson (director) purchased 15,000 shares at $15.81 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

MasTec Inc. is an infrastructure construction company. The Company’s primary activities include the engineering building installation maintenance and upgrade of communications energy and utility infrastructure such as wireless wireline/fiber and satellite communications; petroleum and natural gas pipeline infrastructure; electrical utility transmission and distribution; power generation and industrial infrastructure. The Company manages its operations under five operating segments: Communications; Oil and Gas; Electrical Transmission; Power Generation and Industrial and Other. The Company offers its services primarily under the MasTec service mark and it has operations across 460 locations. It provides services under master service and other service agreements which are generally multi-year agreements. It offers its service offerings in markets including wireless services; natural gas natural gas liquids and petroleum pipeline; and electrical transmission among others.


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