Analysts Anticipate ConocoPhillips (COP) Will Announce Earnings of $0.70 Per Share

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Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 5,665,128 shares of the energy producer's stock valued at $310,957,000 after purchasing an additional 1,490,618 shares during the period. The institutional investor held 106,151 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.83M, up from 78,923 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grandfield & Dodd Llc who had been investing in Conocophillips for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $77.05 billion market cap company. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of ConocoPhillips by 1.4% in the third quarter. The institutional investor held 747,005 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $115.55 million, up from 732,828 at the end of the previous reported quarter. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has risen 33.53% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 21.98%. (EDR) by 61.8% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, sixteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.655 during the last trading session, reaching $65.655. About 3.99 million shares traded.

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With these types of results to display analysts, are more optimistic than before, leading 17 of analysts who cover ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) advice their clients to include it in their buy candidate list. Therefore 50% are positive. 71% are bullish. 23 are the (NYSE:COP)'s analyst reports since October 27, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. $1.47 million worth of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) was sold by LUNDQUIST ANDREW D on Thursday, March 29. Jefferies maintained the shares of COP in report on Friday, July 28 with "Buy" rating. Moreover, Tompkins Finance has 0.09% invested in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) for 7,249 shs. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)'s EPS growth this year is 51.80%. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $68.0 target in Friday, January 19 report. On Thursday, November 9 the company was maintained by Piper Jaffray.

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Analysts await ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) to report earnings on April, 26 before the open. The energy producer reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.45. FINRA announced in April COP's total 23.91 million shares shorted. Four analysts have issued estimates for ConocoPhillips' earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.81 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.60.

ConocoPhillips had 1 sale and 0 insider buys since March 29, 2018.

Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.72 in Q4 2017. That's change of 0.09, from 2017Q3's 0.63. 121 funds took holdings and 296 increased holdings. Cadinha & Ltd Liability holds 6,188 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky reported 0.09% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). 1832 Asset Mngmt L P holds 143,132 shares. Planning Advisors Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.14% or 7,126 shs. Btr Capital Mngmt has 1,350 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.26) earnings per share. Lafleur Godfrey Ltd Liability Corp reported 277,483 shares stake. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. increased its position in shares of ConocoPhillips by 156.5% in the fourth quarter. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp has 27,920 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi stated it has 599,025 shares or 0.41% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo & Co restated an "outperform" rating on shares of ConocoPhillips in a research note on Saturday, January 14th. About 156,805 shares traded. Finally, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in ConocoPhillips in the 4th quarter valued at about $35,651,000. Arcadia Investment Mgmt Mi reported 1,360 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. It also reduced its holding in Destination Xl Group Inc (NASDAQ:DXLG) by 181,279 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 662,186 shares, and cut its stake in Aerohive Networks Inc (NYSE:HIVE). The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, November 9. Therefore 100% are positive. AerCap Holdings had 43 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, August 30 by Needham. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Bank of America. On Monday, April 9 the rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, December 9 by Argus Research. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with "Buy" rating and $76.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. As per Monday, March 7, the company rating was downgraded by Guggenheim.

3/7/2018-UBS initiated coverage with a Buy rating. The company has a market capitalization of $69,464.54, a P/E ratio of -117.46, a PEG ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 1.33.