Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE:HLX)’s share price was up 6% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $7.32 and last traded at $7.25, with a volume of 1,152,706 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $6.84.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on HLX shares. Credit Suisse Group AG upgraded shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $5.00 to $10.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 12th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group from $11.00 to $14.50 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 19th. Simmons reissued a “buy” rating and set a $9.10 target price (up previously from $8.00) on shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Finally, Stephens cut shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and decreased their target price for the company from $9.00 to $8.00 in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.01.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is $7.32 and its 200 day moving average is $5.90. The company’s market cap is $840.88 million.

Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE:HLX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 19th. The company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.10). During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.03) earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. will post ($0.40) EPS for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 196,287 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,032,000 after buying an additional 3,549 shares during the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 17.5% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 629,123 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,309,000 after buying an additional 93,600 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners increased its position in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 5.9% in the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 2,304,155 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,120,000 after buying an additional 128,465 shares during the last quarter. General American Investors Co. Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group during the fourth quarter worth approximately $5,675,000. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 126.9% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 223,552 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,177,000 after buying an additional 125,042 shares during the last quarter.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc is an international offshore energy services company. The Company provides services to the offshore energy industry, with a focus on well intervention and robotics operations. The Company operates in three segments: Well Intervention, Robotics and Production Facilities.

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