EP Energy Gets a Hold Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

By Carrie Williams

In a report issued on May 23, Derrick Whitfield from Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a Hold rating on EP Energy (NYSE: EPE), with a price target of $5. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $4.44.

According to TipRanks.com, Whitfield is ranked 0 out of 5 stars with an average return of -6.3% and a 47.9% success rate. Whitfield covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Contango Oil & Gas Company, Sanchez Energy Corporation, and Abraxas Petroleum Corp.

Currently, the analyst consensus on EP Energy is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $4.88, representing a 9.9% upside.

In a report issued on May 15, BMO Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $4 price target.

The company has a one year high of $7.49 and a one year low of $3.29. Currently, EP Energy has an average volume of 1.15M.

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EP Energy Corp. is an independent exploration, and production company, which engages in the acquisition and development of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas properties. Its exploration assets includes Altamont program, Eagle Ford program, and Wolfcamp program. The company was founded on August 30, 2013 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.