Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) is Reiterated by Wunderlich to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 18

Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) was Reiterated by Wunderlich to “Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 18 from a previous price target of $17 . Wunderlich advised their investors in a research report released on Aug 10, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Callon Petroleum Company. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Aug 10, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 17 from a previous price target of $15 .KLR Group Initiated Callon Petroleum Company on Jul 11, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $17.Company shares were Reiterated by Wunderlich on May 26, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 16 from a previous price target of $12 .

On the company’s financial health, Callon Petroleum Company reported $-0.61 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.65 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 8, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.04. The company had revenue of $45.14 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $47.75 million. The company’s revenue was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.11 EPS.

Callon Petroleum Company opened for trading at $12.3 and hit $12.57 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $12.42, with a gain of 3.41% or 0.41 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 44,59,554 shares. Company has a market cap of $1,628 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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