InterOil Corporation (USA) (IOC) was Downgraded by Bernstein to ” Mkt Perform”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Outperform ” on the company shares. Bernstein advised their investors in a research report released on Aug 15, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on InterOil Corporation (USA). InterOil Corporation (USA) was Resumed by Goldman to “Neutral” on Aug 2, 2016. InterOil Corporation (USA) was Downgraded by Raymond James to ” Mkt Perform” on Jun 16, 2016. InterOil Corporation (USA) was Downgraded by Citigroup to ” Neutral” on May 24, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, InterOil Corporation (USA) reported $-1.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.80 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.36. The company had revenue of $-10.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $.90 million. The company’s revenue was down -21.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.
InterOil Corporation (USA) opened for trading at $49 and hit $49.14 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $49.02, with a gain of 0.02% or 0.01 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,32,044 shares. Company has a market cap of $2,449 M.
InterOil Corporation (InterOil) is an oil and gas exploration and production company. Papua New Guinea explores for oil and gas across over 4 million acres in the south of the country. The area is divided into four Petroleum Prospecting Licenses (PPLs) and two Petroleum Retention Licenses (PRLs). A feature of InterOil’s work in Papua New Guinea is PRL 15 that contains the Elk-Antelope field. PRL 39 contains the Triceratops discovery. The Company held approximately 40.1% interest in PRL 15. Its subsidiaries include SPI Exploration and Production Corporation InterOil Singapore Pte Ltd InterOil Corporate PNG Limited South Pacific Refining Limited SPI Distribution Limited InterOil LNG Holdings Inc. InterOil Australia Pty Ltd and Direct Employment Services Company among others. Its applications for new petroleum prospecting licenses were approved with PPL 474 replacing PPL 236 PPL 475 replacing PPL 237 and PPL 476 and PPL 477 replacing PPL 238 and included new license commitments.