Wall Street analysts are maintaining Buy rating on Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) company shares. The one year target on the name currently stands at $21.65. The stock recently touched $21.27 and has moved in the range of $20.64 - 21.63 during the current session. Based on a recent bid this places the stock +91.11% away from the 52-week floor of $11.13 and -26.98% away from the 52-week ceiling of $29.13.
When stocks are given “Buy” ratings by analysts, the reasons or criteria for that recommendation can greatly vary. Typically when a stock is given this label, analysts are expecting that the stock will outperform their peers, their sector or the market over a 6 to 12 month time frame. Several factors might include near-term catalysts, future earnings growth. Many analysts only give a Buy recommendation when they expect that the stock will yield a return of at least 5-10% over the course of a year. Since analyst criteria and recommendation terminology can differ, we can look at consensus numbers to get a feel of overall analyst sentiment.
Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) has been given a consensus Buy rating by analysts on Wall Street. According to Thomson Reuters' First Call, research brokers have a one year price target of $37.71 on the stock. The stock is currently trading +4.58% away from its 200-day moving average of $31.75. Based on a recent trade, shares of Aramark are -5.31% away from the 52-week high of $35.06 and +18.19% away from the 52-week low of $28.09.
Analysts are estimating that the company will report earnings of $1.67 for the current year and $0.32 for next quarter. The stock closed the most recent trading session at $33.09.
Shares of Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE:MIC) continue to be viewed favorably by equities brokerage firms on Wall Street. The First Call consensus which is calculated by Thomson Reuters has a $91.17 price target and Buy rating according to the covering analysts. During today’s session the stock hit $69.34 or +1.99% from the previous close, while moving in the range of $68.00 - 70.03.
Shares of Trupanion, Inc. (NYSE:TRUP) continue to be viewed favorably by equities brokerage firms on Wall Street. The First Call consensus which is calculated by Thomson Reuters has a $12.00 price target according to the covering analysts. During today’s session the stock hit $9.93 or +7.75% from the previous close, while moving in the range of $9.75 - 10.79. This puts the stock -0.83% away from the 52-week high of $10.79 and +70.65% away from the 52-week low of $6.27.
Exact definitions of a “Buy” rating can greatly vary depending on the equity research firm. The consensus rating simply provides an average of those recommendations. It's important to note that a “Buy” rating does not mean that every investor should acquire the stock. It is just a single factor among many that should be considered before making an investment decision.
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