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Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) Quarterly EPS Analysis

20 April 2017, 09:56 | Jan Cross

Westmoreland Coal Company (NASDAQ:WLB) traded at an unexpectedly low level on 04/17/2017 when the stock experienced a -2.02% loss to a closing price of $13.58. The current share price indicate that stock is -57.52% away from its one year high and is moving 29.63% ahead of its 52-week low. (HLX) now has a value of $7.67 while the company's 52 week low is at $5.91, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 06/27/16. Analyst's mean target price for HLX is $11.19 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.90. (CHS). The consensus rating is 2.5, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. The stock touched its high share price of $11.87 on 12/06/16 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 06/27/16 as $6.02.

The current price is staying above the SMA lines which signify strength and is generally healthy/positive and may provide the momentum for driving the share price higher. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -2.51%.

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In company news, Helix Energy Solutions Group ( HLX ) was sailing higher Thursday after the marine oilfield-services company late yesterday said its Siem Helix 1 well intervention vessel has begun work offshore of Brazil under a multi-year contract with Petroleo Brasileiro SA ( PBR ), the state-owned energy major better known as Petrobras. (NYSE:HLX) shares shed -4.95% to $7.29 on Wednesday. The stock is now trading 3.40% above its SMA 50 and 13.22% above its SMA 200.

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Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company's stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms.

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 1.90. It has been assigned a low target price of $8 and a high target price of $16. (HLX)'s stock to Buy with no specific Price Target. The recent change has given its price a -1.58% deficit over SMA 50 and -36.14% deficit over its 52-week high. The number of shares now owned by investors are 147.66 mln.

Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 6 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 2 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.11 and lower end at -0.09 while the year ago reported earnings per share was -0.05. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (6) outnumbered Sell recommendations (0). The count of Hold ratings in that period was 5.

Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 11.4% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -22.62% decline over the past 3 months. The firm stock closed at $93.47 by moving down -0.97% in last trading day. (HLX) stands at -7.03 while the industry's and the sector's growth for next 5 years ticked at 0.19 and -7.94 respectively.

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