Capital One Financial Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE)

Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE – Get Rating) – Analysts at Capital One Financial upped their Q2 2022 earnings per share estimates for Callon Petroleum in a report released on Thursday, July 7th. Capital One Financial analyst P. Johnston now anticipates that the oil and natural gas company will post earnings of $4.78 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $4.74. The consensus estimate for Callon Petroleum’s current full-year earnings is $16.43 per share.

A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on CPE. Truist Financial lowered their price objective on Callon Petroleum from $107.00 to $101.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, June 7th. Royal Bank of Canada raised Callon Petroleum from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $75.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on Callon Petroleum from $63.00 to $79.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, April 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on Callon Petroleum from $75.00 to $68.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th. Finally, StockNews.com started coverage on Callon Petroleum in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $75.00.

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NYSE CPE opened at $38.32 on Monday. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $49.45 and its two-hundred day moving average is $53.27. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 4.34 and a beta of 2.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37, a quick ratio of 0.36 and a current ratio of 0.36. Callon Petroleum has a fifty-two week low of $25.32 and a fifty-two week high of $66.48. Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE – Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The oil and natural gas company reported $3.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.28 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $664.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $587.95 million. Callon Petroleum had a return on equity of 42.41% and a net margin of 19.71%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 107.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.49 earnings per share.

In related news, major shareholder Holdings L.P. Blackstone III sold 97,625 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.54, for a total transaction of $6,105,467.50. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 6,480,476 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $405,288,969.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. In the last three months, insiders have sold 490,724 shares of company stock worth $30,400,366. 1.80% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its stake in Callon Petroleum by 9.0% during the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 35,917 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock worth $1,407,000 after acquiring an additional 2,955 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE increased its holdings in Callon Petroleum by 42.4% during the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 279,339 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock worth $16,504,000 after purchasing an additional 83,109 shares during the period. Sawtooth Solutions LLC purchased a new stake in Callon Petroleum during the 1st quarter worth about $254,000. Range Financial Group LLC purchased a new stake in Callon Petroleum during the 1st quarter worth about $323,000. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL purchased a new stake in Callon Petroleum during the 1st quarter worth about $315,000. 95.73% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Callon Petroleum (Get Rating)

Callon Petroleum Company, an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in Permian Basin in West Texas. As of December 31, 2021, its estimated net proved reserves totaled approximately 484.6 million barrel of oil equivalent, including 290.3 MMBbls oil, 577.3 Bcf of natural gas, and 98.1 MMBbls of natural gas liquids.

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