Consensus Analyst Roundup on Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC), athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN)

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Wall Street sell-side research analysts covering Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) shares have recently provided various price target projections on where the stock might be going. According to them, the stock is expected to reach $151.111 on a consensus level within the next year, according to Zacks. The most bullish estimate sees the stock reaching $226 while the most conservative estimate stand at $112.

Zacks also gives an average broker rating based on the sell-side recommendations from the analysts who cover Cimarex Energy Co. They give the company shares an ABR of 1.8. This is based on the 27 analysts taken into consideration by Zacks.

Earnings Estimates for Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC)

Currently, Wall Street is projecting that the firm will post $0.57 earnings per share. This consensus number is also derived from Zacks. For the most recent period which ended on 2016-09-30, Cimarex Energy Co's EPS was reported as $0.41. This created a “surprise factor” 10.81% due to being $0.04 apart from what Wall Street predicted. When actual numbers differ greatly from the consensus expectations, sharp movement in the stock price can often be seen in the hours or days following the report.

Investors will mark their calendars for 2017-02-21, the date when Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) are expected to release their quarterly results.

Wall Street sell-side research analysts covering athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN) shares have recently provided various price target projections on where the stock might be going. According to them, the stock is expected to reach $137.647 on a consensus level within the next year, according to Zacks. The most bullish estimate sees the stock reaching $175 while the most conservative estimate stand at $100.

Zacks also gives an average broker rating based on the sell-side recommendations from the analysts who cover athenahealth, Inc.. They give the company shares an ABR of 2.03. This is based on the 17 analysts taken into consideration by Zacks.

Earnings Estimates for athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN)

Currently, Wall Street is projecting that the firm will post $0.31 earnings per share. This consensus number is also derived from Zacks. For the most recent period which ended on 2016-09-30, athenahealth, Inc.'s EPS was reported as $0.35. This created a “surprise factor” 66.67% due to being $0.14 apart from what Wall Street predicted. When actual numbers differ greatly from the consensus expectations, sharp movement in the stock price can often be seen in the hours or days following the report.

Investors will mark their calendars for 2017-02-02, the date when athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN) are expected to release their quarterly results.

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