Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) – Stock analysts at Capital One Financial Corporation boosted their Q4 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Capital One Financial Corporation analyst B. Velie now anticipates that the oil and gas producer will post earnings per share of $0.45 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.44.

Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on GPOR. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Pacific Crest restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Scotiabank restated a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and twenty-one have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Gulfport Energy Corporation has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $23.82.

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Shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR) opened at 14.38 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $13.26 and a 200-day moving average of $14.32. Gulfport Energy Corporation has a one year low of $10.90 and a one year high of $30.47. The firm’s market capitalization is $2.63 billion.

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.08. Gulfport Energy Corporation had a negative net margin of 15.02% and a positive return on equity of 7.42%. The business had revenue of $323.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $279.59 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.24 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 1052.7% on a year-over-year basis.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of GPOR. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its holdings in shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation by 3.9% in the 1st quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 90,171 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $1,549,000 after acquiring an additional 3,371 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation by 12.8% in the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,872,683 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $32,191,000 after acquiring an additional 212,795 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its holdings in shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation by 54.9% in the 1st quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,044 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $104,000 after acquiring an additional 2,143 shares during the period. Karp Capital Management Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation in the 1st quarter worth about $692,000. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation by 87.9% in the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 536,825 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock worth $9,228,000 after acquiring an additional 251,109 shares during the period. 86.65% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Gulfport Energy Corporation Company Profile

Gulfport Energy Corporation is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The Company focuses on the exploitation and acquisition of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil in the United States. The Company’s properties are located in the Utica Shale in Eastern Ohio and along the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the West Cote Blanche Bay (WCBB) and Hackberry fields.

Earnings History and Estimates for Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR)

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