RBC Capital Reiterates a Buy Rating on Contango Oil & Gas Company

By Jason Carr

RBC Capital analyst Scott Hanold reiterated a Buy rating on Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSE: MCF) on July 9 and set a price target of $6. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $6.25, close to its 52-week high of $6.92.

According to TipRanks.com, Hanold is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 4.2% and a 49.3% success rate. Hanold covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Centennial Resource Development Inc, Continental Resources, and Anadarko Petroleum.

Contango Oil & Gas Company has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $6.

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The company has a one-year high of $6.92 and a one-year low of $2.22. Currently, Contango Oil & Gas Company has an average volume of 401.6K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 35 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of MCF in relation to earlier this year.

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Contango Oil & Gas Co. is an independent oil and natural gas company, which engages in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of crude oil and natural gas properties. It operates offshore in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and in the onshore Texas Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain region of the United States.