Concho Resources (CXO) Gets a Buy Rating from Piper Jaffray

By Jason Carr

Piper Jaffray analyst Kashy Harrison maintained a Buy rating on Concho Resources (NYSE: CXO) today. The company’s shares opened today at $150.50.

According to, Harrison is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 4.4% and a 53.7% success rate. Harrison covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Wildhorse Resource Development Corp, Sanchez Energy Corporation, and Continental Resources.

Concho Resources has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $182.75, a 21.4% upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 24, SunTrust Robinson also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $170 price target.


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Concho Resources’ market cap is currently $22.62B and has a P/E ratio of 20.16. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 2.29.

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Concho Resources, Inc. engages in the acquisition, development and exploration of oil and natural gas properties. Its operations include New Mexico Shelf, Delaware Basin, Midland Basin. The company was founded on February 22, 2006 and is headquartered in Midland, TX.