Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (WPRT), Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM)

The recently concluded session had traders exchanging Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) low level. Roughly 0.67 million shares changed hands compared to the three-month volume average 1.31 million shares. The first trade took place at $2.83 and the stock went down -3.55% to attain the closing price of $2.72.

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (WPRT) Analyst Opinion

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 4 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 4% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -26.68% last month and is up 140.71 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover WPRT having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $4.25 price target on Westport Fuel Systems Inc., suggesting a 56.25% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -33.5% below its 52-week high.

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. Earnings Surprise

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (WPRT) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.12 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.13. Its revenue totaled $52.91 million down -14.77% from the previous quarter.

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) Intraday View

This stock (WPRT) is ahead of its 52-week low with 231.71%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 6.75% which for the week stands at 7.2%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -13.91% and stays -17.4% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -12.82% losses and now is up 31.52% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $2.5. Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (WPRT) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 114.17%.

Turning to Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM), its shares were trading at $28.58 a gain of $1.03, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $27.64, touched a high of $28.59 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.5. Antero Midstream Partners LP has 8 buy ratings, 0 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -20.03% from its high of $35.74 to a $5.33 billion market value through last close.

Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 1.5 to 1.5 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $39.13 a share. The target implies a 36.91% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 46.96% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.53 million shares versus an average volume of 0.5 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.09% which for the week approaches 2.62%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $27.64 and compares with the $25.71 52-week low. The stock recovered 11.16% since its low point and has performed -7.45% year-to-date.

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