Gulfport Energy Corp (NASDAQ:GPOR) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

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Sentiment for Gulfport Energy Corp (NASDAQ:GPOR)

Gulfport Energy Corp (NASDAQ:GPOR) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q1 2019. Its down -0.02, from 1.04 in 2018Q4. The ratio dropped, as 104 active investment managers increased and started new stock positions, while 102 cut down and sold stock positions in Gulfport Energy Corp. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 156.57 million shares, down from 162.03 million shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Gulfport Energy Corp in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 26 Reduced: 76 Increased: 67 New Position: 37.

Gulfport Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids , and crude oil in the United States. The company has market cap of $690.41 million. The Company’s principal properties are located in the Utica Shale primarily in Eastern Ohio, along the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the West Cote Blanche Bay, and Hackberry fields. It has a 1.83 P/E ratio. The firm also has interests in the Niobrara Formation of Northwestern Colorado; Bakken Formation; Alberta oil sands in Canada; and Phu Horm gas field in Thailand.

It closed at $4.3 lastly. It is down 31.75% since July 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.18% the S&P500.

Analysts await Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.24 EPS, down 27.27 % or $0.09 from last year’s $0.33 per share. GPOR’s profit will be $38.53 million for 4.48 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual EPS reported by Gulfport Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.27 % negative EPS growth.

Oslo Asset Management As holds 9.13% of its portfolio in Gulfport Energy Corporation for 5.08 million shares. Firefly Value Partners Lp owns 9.73 million shares or 8.23% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc has 2.54% invested in the company for 136,515 shares. The California-based Kestrel Investment Management Corp has invested 2.44% in the stock. Deltec Asset Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 1.31 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $80,600 activity.

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 29% of Gulfport Energy’s analysts are positive. Out of 7 Wall Street analysts rating Gulfport Energy, 2 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $2.25 while the high is $14. The stock’s average target of $8.75 is 103.49% above today’s ($4.3) share price. GPOR was included in 14 notes of analysts from January 18, 2019. The rating was downgraded by Guggenheim to “Neutral” on Tuesday, January 29. M Partners maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, March 1 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) rating on Monday, March 11. Morgan Stanley has “Sell” rating and $6.5 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 28 by Williams Capital Group. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, February 25 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Sell” on Monday, June 24. Tudor Pickering upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, January 18 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, March 13.

More notable recent Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Gulfport Energy: Higher Risk, Higher Reward – Seeking Alpha” on November 28, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “A Fast Growing Energy Producer Named Gulfport – Seeking Alpha” published on August 27, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Gulfport Energy (GPOR) Presents At Credit Suisse Energy Summit – Slideshow – Seeking Alpha” on February 12, 2019. More interesting news about Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “SunTrust Has 5 Buy-Rated Energy Stocks Trading Under $10 With Huge Upside Potential – 24/7 Wall St.” published on March 02, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Gulfport (GPOR) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates on High Gas Prices – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: May 09, 2019.

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