EPS for Gastar Exploration (GST) Expected At $-0.03, Eagle Point Credit Company (ECC) Had 3 Bulls

July 17, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Among 5 analysts covering Eagle Point Credit Company (NYSE:ECC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Eagle Point Credit Company had 9 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 9 by Compass Point. Wunderlich maintained the shares of ECC in report on Wednesday, November 25 with “Buy” rating. Zacks upgraded the shares of ECC in report on Monday, September 7 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, March 31 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 25 by National Securities. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 25 with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 25 by Compass Point. See Eagle Point Credit Company Inc (NYSE:ECC) latest ratings:

25/05/2017 Broker: National Securities Rating: Buy New Target: $24.00 Maintain

Analysts expect Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEMKT:GST) to report $-0.03 EPS on August, 3.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 75.00% from last quarter’s $-0.12 EPS. After having $-0.06 EPS previously, Gastar Exploration Inc’s analysts see -50.00% EPS growth. About 369,940 shares traded. Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEMKT:GST) has risen 14.74% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.96% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Gastar Exploration (NYSEMKT:GST), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Gastar Exploration had 23 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEMKT:GST) earned “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, August 11. The company was downgraded on Friday, May 6 by Topeka Capital Markets. As per Friday, October 21, the company rating was maintained by Imperial Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 17 by Williams Capital Group. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Friday, August 14 with “Market Perform”. Canaccord Genuity initiated the shares of GST in report on Tuesday, December 1 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, February 3 the stock rating was downgraded by Imperial Capital to “In-Line”. FBR Capital downgraded it to “Mkt Perform” rating and $1.50 target in Friday, October 21 report. Williams Capital Group maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, May 15 report. Williams Capital Group initiated Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEMKT:GST) on Monday, August 29 with “Hold” rating.

Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The company has market cap of $374.86 million. The Company’s primary investment objective is to generate high current income, with a secondary objective to generate capital appreciation. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm primarily invests in equity and junior debt tranches of collateralized loan obligations that are collateralized by a portfolio consisting primarily of the below investment grade United States senior secured loans.

About 49,388 shares traded or 35.85% up from the average. Eagle Point Credit Company Inc (NYSE:ECC) has risen 22.25% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.55% the S&P500.

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