Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) is Initiated by Credit Suisse to Outperform, Price Target at $14

Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) was Initiated by Credit Suisse to “Outperform” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $14. Credit Suisse advised their investors in a research report released on May 24, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Callon Petroleum Company. Callon Petroleum Company was Upgraded by Scotia Howard Weil to ” Focus Stock” on May 16, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Imperial Capital on May 9, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 14 from a previous price target of $12 .Company shares were Reiterated by Scotia Howard Weil on Apr 26, 2016 to “Sector Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 15 from a previous price target of $10 .

On the company’s financial health, Callon Petroleum Company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Mar 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.03. The company had revenue of $33.56 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $37.57 million. The company’s revenue was down -12.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.05 EPS.

Callon Petroleum Company opened for trading at $11.3 and hit $11.38 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $11.3, with a gain of 0.62% or 0.07 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 16,58,708 shares. Company has a market cap of $1,372 M.

In a different news, on Jan 15, 2016, Jerry A Weant (Vice President of Land) purchased 1,000 shares at $6.00 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jan 7, 2016, Matthew Regis Bob (director) purchased 7,000 shares at $7.50 per share price. On Jun 18, 2015, Mitzi P Conn (Controller) sold 10,000 shares at $8.26 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Callon Petroleum Company is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is engaged in the exploration development acquisition and production of oil and natural gas properties. The Company is focused on unconventional onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas and the Midland Basin. Its asset base is concentrated in the Midland Basin located within the broader Permian Basin. Its operations are focused on horizontal drilling of several prospective intervals including multiple levels of the Wolfcamp formation. The Company operates two horizontal drilling rigs focused on four prospective zones for development. The Company drilled approximately 27 gross (24.4 net) horizontal and 7 gross (4.3 net) vertical wells while completing around 31 gross (27.3 net) horizontal and 5 gross (3.1 net) vertical wells. The Company also owns 6230 gross (3862 net) acres located in Midland Andrews and Martin Counties.

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