Zacks Rating on CONSOL Energy (CNX)

CONSOL Energy (CNX) : The consensus on CONSOL Energy (CNX) based on 10 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 5 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 5 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

CONSOL Energy (CNX) : 9 Wall Street analysts covering CONSOL Energy (CNX) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $22. The maximum price target given is $29 and the minimum target for short term is around $18, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $3.24.


Shares of CONSOL Energy Inc. rose by 0.45% in the last five trading days and 4.48% for the last 4 weeks. CONSOL Energy Inc. is up 28.23% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 127.4%. CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $17.48, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $18.02 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $17.31 and closed the trading day at $17.94, in the green by 2.46%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,838,627. The stock had closed at $17.51 in the previous days trading.

CONSOL Energy Inc. is an integrated energy company. The Company operates through two divisions: oil and gas exploration and production (E&P), and coal mining. The E&P division is focused on natural gas and liquids activities, including production, gathering, processing and acquisition of natural gas properties in the Appalachian Basin (Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Virginia and Tennessee). The coal division is focused on the extraction and preparation of coal, in the Appalachian Basin. It holds two joint ventures, one with Noble Energy, Inc. in the Marcellus Shale and one with a subsidiary of Hess Corporation in the Utica Shale. Its gas operations include Marcellus Shale, Utica Shale, Coalbed Methane and Other Gas properties. Its coal mining division includes Pennsylvania (PA) operations coal segment, Virginia (VA) operations coal segment and other coal segment. As of December 31, 2014, the Company has a total production of 645,792 million cubic feet per day (Mcfe per day).

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