Price Target Estimates of: Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE)

Nick Sanchez
March 5, 2017

The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $1.47.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company's stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. MPC received highest price target of 72 and low target of 48.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. The dividend stock is -83.12% off a 52-week high stock price of US$3.81 but is up -6.1% since hitting the US$0.58.

Analysts' mean recommendation for Cobalt International Energy, Inc.

EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 3.72% while EPS growth in past 5 year was -25.60%. The original version of this piece can be read at There may be various price targets for a stock. The Median price target for the stock is set at $2.45. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

After the recent decrease, investors may also look to see if the stock has entered oversold territory and could possibly ripe for a reversal. Citigroup Maintains Cobalt International Energy, Inc.

Earnings Surprise: According to the earnings report released for Quarter Ending_Sep-16, The Company posted actual earnings of $-0.30 per share whereas the Analysts projected earnings were $-0.15 per share. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. The reported earnings per share topped the analyst's consensus by $-0.06 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at -12.00%. (NYSE:CIE)went down -8.95% during trading on the USA exchange where it had a trading capacity of 12.12M shares. The company's market cap is $294.8 Million. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, CIE is a stock with 414.78 million shares outstanding that normally trades 11.92% of its float. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $2.69.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 2.80% to $50.99 in active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 5.16 Million shares have changed hands in this session. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average -20.82% and negatively from its 50 days moving average -37.40%. On technical aspect, moving averages may help to distinguish path of dispositions, and they may also be used to set degrees of support and resistance.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Cobalt International Energy, 18.8%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -9.1%.

The stock was able to keep return on assets at 8.36% in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 8.34% and sector's optimum level is 28.46%. Presently, it has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -76.10%.

The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent.

The CIE has tumbled -47.28% year-to-date. Capital Guardian Trust Co. boosted its stake in shares of Cobalt International Energy by 2.6% in the fourth quarter. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0, current ratio was 4.1, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 2.09 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 0 percent.

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