Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLR) has a beta value of 3.34 and has seen 1,868,206 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $10.4 Billion, closed the last trade at $28.3 per share which meant it gained $1.06 on the day or 3.89% during that session. The CLR stock price is -14.45% off its 52-week high price of $32.39 and 66.4% above the 52-week low of $9.51. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 1.62 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 2.65 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Continental Resources Inc. (CLR) is a Hold stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.8. 3 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. 22 out of 32 have rated it as a Hold, with 6 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.35.
Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLR) trade information
Sporting 3.89% in the green in last session, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Thursday, Apr 29 when the CLR stock price touched $29.55- or saw a rise of 4.23%. Year-to-date, Continental Resources Inc. shares have moved 73.62%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 9.39%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLR) have changed 3.51%. Short interest in the company has seen 10.38 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 3.92.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $29.55, which means that the shares’ value could jump 4.42% from current levels. The projected low price target is $17 while the price target rests at a high of $36. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is +27.21% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -39.93% from current levels.
Continental Resources Inc. (CLR) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Continental Resources Inc. shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained +129.89% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 255.56%, compared to 10.9% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however Increased its growth outlook for the 2021 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 149.3% and 368.7% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be +71.7%.
17 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $1.05 Billion for the current quarter. 17 have an estimated revenue figure of $1.1 Billion for the next quarter concluding in September 01, 2021. Year-ago sales stood $175.66 Million for this quarter, and analysts expect sales will grow by 496% for the current quarter.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was -11.5% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest -179.3% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by -10.74%.
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Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLR)’s Major holders
Insiders own 82.37% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 14.77% with a share float percentage of 83.75%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Continental Resources Inc. having a total of 364 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group Inc. (The) with over 5.42 Million shares worth more than $88.38 Million. As of December 30, 2020, Vanguard Group Inc. (The) held 1.48% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 4.1 Million shares as of December 30, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $66.86 Million and represent 1.12% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR (R) S&P (R) Oil & Gas Explor & Prod ETF and Smead Funds Trust-Smead Value Fund. As of March 30, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 0.94% shares in the company for having 3443006 shares of worth $89.07 Million while later fund manager owns 2.51 Million shares of worth $60.74 Million as of February 27, 2021, which makes it owner of about 0.68% of company’s outstanding stock.