Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) Trades at $228.16 After Triangle; Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) Had 37 Analysts Last Week

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Among 42 analysts covering Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), 37 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Pioneer Natural Resources had 173 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 13. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 24 by Williams Capital Group. The stock has “Equalweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, July 14. On Friday, April 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned “Buy” rating by Williams Capital Group on Monday, August 29. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 5 by FBR Capital. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 21 report. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 13 by Piper Jaffray. As per Thursday, January 11, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. See Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) latest ratings:

01/06/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $200 New Target: $210 Maintain
24/05/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $220 New Target: $230 Maintain
23/05/2018 Broker: MUFG Securities Americas Inc Rating: Buy New Target: $223.0000 Maintain
21/05/2018 Broker: Williams Capital Group Rating: Hold New Target: $236.0000 Maintain
03/05/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $245.0000 Maintain
03/05/2018 Broker: Williams Capital Group Rating: Hold New Target: $202.0000 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $240.0000 Maintain
23/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $308.0000 Maintain
23/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $195 New Target: $220 Maintain
19/04/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $213.0000 Maintain

Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) formed triangle with $235.00 target or 3.00% above today’s $228.16 share price. Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) has $58.23 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.80% or $4.175 during the last trading session, reaching $228.155. About 76,482 shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 28.04% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.47% the S&P500. Some Historical ANTM News: ; 13/03/2018 – Anthem Inc. Backs 2018 View of EPS Topping $14.28; 25/05/2018 – Hartford Core Equity Adds Anthem, Exits Aetna, Cuts TJX; 09/03/2018 – ANTHEM INC ANTM.N : LEERINK RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $335 FROM $325; 23/05/2018 – NFL PLAYERS UNION SAYS IT WAS NOT CONSULTED ON NEW NATIONAL ANTHEM POLICY, WILL REVIEW AND CHALLEGNGE IF NECESSARY; 23/05/2018 – Football Rumors: NFL Owners Pass New Anthem Policy; 23/05/2018 – NFL Adopts New Anthem Policy to Quell Player Protests; 23/05/2018 – Anthem, Inc. To Acquire Aspire Health; 07/05/2018 – Children’s Hospital Colorado, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield collaborate to pilot value-based payment model to improve patient outcomes; 14/03/2018 – Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP is Investigating Derivative Claims on Behalf of Shareholders of Anthem, Inc. (ANTM); 05/04/2018 – Anthem And Soapbox Present “Doing Good Demands Good Design”

Among 25 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Anthem Inc has $335.0 highest and $133 lowest target. $240.14’s average target is 5.25% above currents $228.155 stock price. Anthem Inc had 81 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 3 by PiperJaffray. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $27500 target in Wednesday, April 25 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Tuesday, May 24. Bernstein maintained Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) on Thursday, April 26 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of ANTM in report on Wednesday, September 20 with “Hold” rating. Leerink Swann maintained Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) on Monday, April 4 with “Outperform” rating. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, January 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Buy” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, January 25.

Analysts await Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $4.16 EPS, up 23.44% or $0.79 from last year’s $3.37 per share. ANTM’s profit will be $1.06B for 13.71 P/E if the $4.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.41 actual EPS reported by Anthem, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.11% negative EPS growth.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company operates as an independent gas and oil exploration and production firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $32.77 billion. The firm explores for, develops, and produces oil, natural gas liquids , and gas. It has a 39.65 P/E ratio. It has activities primarily in the Permian Basin in West Texas, the Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas, the Raton field in southeast Colorado, and the West Panhandle field in the Texas Panhandle.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.35, from 0.87 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 32 investors sold Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares while 206 reduced holdings. 87 funds opened positions while 203 raised stakes. 146.34 million shares or 1.27% less from 148.22 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Ma invested 0.01% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Baystate Wealth Llc has 23 shares. Avalon Advsr Limited Co holds 0.01% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) or 2,820 shares. Anderson Hoagland accumulated 9,765 shares. Soros Fund Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 30,000 shares. Hudock Gp Ltd Liability Corp invested in 717 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Bbva Compass Bancorporation invested in 0.05% or 4,690 shares. Savant Cap Ltd invested in 1,183 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Cohen & Steers holds 98,652 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Inc holds 0.04% or 1,600 shares in its portfolio. Armstrong Shaw Assoc Ct reported 2.41% stake. Silvercrest Asset Gp Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.04% or 22,840 shares in its portfolio. Fuller And Thaler Asset Management holds 0% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 450 shares. Eulav Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.34% or 42,000 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Co holds 0.02% or 8,826 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 27 sales for $25.85 million activity. $1.02M worth of stock was sold by SHEFFIELD KENNETH H JR on Friday, May 11. SHEFFIELD SCOTT D sold $4.22M worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) on Thursday, May 17. THOMPSON J KENNETH sold $212,170 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) on Thursday, May 17. $546,787 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) was sold by BUCHANAN EDISON C on Wednesday, May 9. 1,000 shares were sold by RISCH FRANK A, worth $202,158 on Wednesday, May 9. 5,184 shares valued at $1.06M were sold by CHEATWOOD CHRIS J on Wednesday, May 9. 1,100 shares valued at $195,624 were sold by Stewart Stephanie D on Thursday, February 22.

The stock increased 0.39% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $192.29. About 31,609 shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has risen 13.06% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.49% the S&P500. Some Historical PXD News: ; 25/04/2018 – SUNDANCE ENERGY BUYS ASSETS FROM PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES JV; 09/04/2018 – PXD PLANS TO OPERATE 20 HORIZONTAL RIGS IN PERMIAN BASIN IN ’18; 26/03/2018 – Pioneer Natural Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 27/03/2018 – PIONEER NATURAL PRESENTATION AT ENERGY CONFERENCE BEGINS; 03/05/2018 – PIONEER EXPECTS BIDS FOR EAGLE FORD ASSETS BY MAY: CEO DOVE; 27/03/2018 – India’s Reliance sells Texas shale assets for $100 mln; 03/05/2018 – PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES CO PXD.N CHIEF EXECUTIVE TIM DOVE SAYS FIRM IN ‘EXCELLENT SHAPE’ WITH ADEQUATE TAKEAWAY CAPACITY FROM PERMIAN FOR OIL, GAS; 02/05/2018 – Pioneer Natural 1Q Net $178M; 02/05/2018 – Pioneer Natural 1Q EPS $1.04; 03/05/2018 – PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES CO PXD.N CEO SAYS CONSIDERING ADDING MORE PERMIAN DRILLING RIGS LATER IN 2018

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