Will Today’s Raymond James Upgrade Ultimately Help The Stock Price of Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO)?


Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) Stock Upgrade

In a recent research report made public earlier today, Raymond James increased Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) shares to a solid Strong Buy rating from their previous Outperform rating and they currently have a $146.00 target PPS on shares. Raymond James’s target PPS may imply a possible upside of 33.38% over the previous stock close of the stock.

From a total of 32 analysts covering Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE:CXO) stock, 27 rate it a ”Buy”, 0 a “Sell”, and 6 a ”Hold”. This means that 82% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is $153 while the lowest target price is $107. The mean of all analyst targets is $131.19 with a 15.53% above today’s ($109.46) stock price. Concho Resources Inc. was the topic of 21 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained shares on October 8 with “Outperform” rating. Suntrust Robinson downgraded CXO stock in a recent report from October 6 to “Neutral” rating. Finally, Vetr downgraded the stock to “Strong-Buy” rating in a report issued on an August 31.

The stock closed the day at $109.46 during the previous session. It is down 13.15% since April 28, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.53% the S&P500.

Concho Resources Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas firm engaged in the acquisition, development and exploration of oil and natural gas properties. The company has a market cap of $13.99 billion. The Company’s operating areas are located in the Permian Basin region of Southeast New Mexico and West Texas, an onshore oil and natural gas basin in the United States. It has 64.73 P/E ratio.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Concho Resources Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, development, exploitation and exploration of oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s conventional operations are primarily focused in the Permian Basin of Southeast New Mexico and West Texas. In addition, the Company is involved in a number of unconventional emerging resource plays.” Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Concho Resources Inc (CXO)