Imperial Oil Limited (NASDAQ:IMO) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Imperial Oil Limited (NASDAQ:IMO) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.46 (Hold) from the thirteen brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company.

Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price target of $31.97 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.60 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Imperial Oil an industry rank of 205 out of 256 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, BidaskClub cut Zebra Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 16th.

Shares of IMO stock traded up $0.15 on Friday, hitting $28.38. The company had a trading volume of 301,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 320,733. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $27.71. Imperial Oil has a twelve month low of $24.29 and a twelve month high of $34.56.

Imperial Oil (NASDAQ:IMO) last released its earnings results on Friday, April 26th. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.38 by ($0.09). The company had revenue of $6 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.39 billion.

Imperial Oil Company Profile

Imperial Oil Limited explores for, produces, and sells crude oil and natural gas in Canada. The company operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Chemical. The Upstream segment explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, synthetic oil, and bitumen. As of December 31, 2017, this segment had 450 million oil-equivalent barrels of proved undeveloped reserves.

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