Beaufort Securities Maintains Prospex Oil Gas (LON:PXOG)’s “Speculative Buy” Rating; Charter Financial (CHFN)’s Sentiment Is 1.36

December 19, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

In a report revealed to clients on Tuesday, 19 December, Beaufort Securities kept their “Speculative Buy” rating on Prospex Oil Gas (LON:PXOG)‘s stock.

Charter Financial Corporation operates as the holding firm for CharterBank, a federally-chartered savings bank that provides various banking services and products to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $159.94 million. The companyÂ’s deposit products include checking, money market, regular savings, and term certificate accounts, as well as noninterest-bearing demand deposits. It has a 19.74 P/E ratio. It also provides commercial real estate loans, one- to four-family residential mortgage loans, construction loans, and investment securities; and commercial business loans, home equity loans, and lines of credit, as well as other consumer loans, including deposits, automobile loans, mobile home loans, and various other installment loans.

Private Capital Management Llc holds 2.27% of its portfolio in Charter Financial Corporation for 782,415 shares. Minerva Advisors Llc owns 139,658 shares or 1.39% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Horizon Investment Services Llc has 0.72% invested in the company for 89,786 shares. The New Hampshire-based Pax World Management Llc has invested 0.41% in the stock. Banc Funds Co Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 423,695 shares.

Analysts await Charter Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFN) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.24 EPS, down 27.27% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.33 per share. CHFN’s profit will be $2.05 million for 19.53 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.17 actual EPS reported by Charter Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 41.18% EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.40% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $18.75. About 11,940 shares traded. Charter Financial Corporation (CHFN) has risen 40.91% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.21% the S&P500.

The stock increased 4.71% or GBX 0.0245 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 0.5445. About 14.47M shares traded. Prospex Oil & Gas Plc (LON:PXOG) has 0.00% since December 19, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Prospex Oil and Gas Plc operates in the natural resources and energy sectors. The company has market cap of 5.52 million GBP. The firm was formerly known as Premier Gold Resources Plc and changed its name to Prospex Oil and Gas Plc in April 2015. It currently has negative earnings.

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