Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO), Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL)

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) was more active in the last trading session as around 3.77 million shares exchanged hands on Wall Street, representing an increase from its normal capacity of 3.28 million shares. A -0.07% change after the initial price of $15.35, sent the closing price to $15.35.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) Analyst Opinion

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 24 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 15.25% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -16.44% last month and is down -27.87 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 17 of analysts who cover CRZO having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $27.71 price target on Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., suggesting a 80.52% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -49.16% below its 52-week high.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. Earnings Surprise

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.58 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.57. Its revenue totaled $237.42 million up 30.97% from the previous quarter.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) Intraday View

This stock (CRZO) is ahead of its 52-week low with 38.29%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.75% which for the week stands at 5.68%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -6.84% and stays -22.33% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 5.35% gains and now is down -13.12% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $18.07. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -46.11%.

Turning to Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL), its shares were trading at $4.02 a retreat of $-0.1, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $4.07, touched a high of $4.12 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bearish recommendations with the consensus call at 3. Sibanye Gold Limited has 0 buy ratings, 1 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -43.18% from its high of $ 7.08 to a $2.14 billion market value through last close.

Sibanye Gold Limited (SBGL) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 3 to 3 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $5.25 a share. The target implies a 30.6% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 149.25% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 3.3 million shares versus an average volume of 3.66 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.77% which for the week approaches 4.45%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $4.005 and compares with the $3.79 52-week low. The stock recovered 6.07% since its low point and has performed -20.4% year-to-date.

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