Eclipse Resources Corp. (NYSE:ECR) shares were up 5% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $3.41 and last traded at $3.37, with a volume of 1,021,351 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $3.21.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Johnson Rice downgraded Eclipse Resources Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 18th. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their target price on Eclipse Resources Corp. from $2.50 to $3.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, May 9th. Barclays PLC lifted their target price on Eclipse Resources Corp. from $1.50 to $2.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, May 9th. Topeka Capital Markets lifted their target price on Eclipse Resources Corp. from $1.50 to $3.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 10th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Eclipse Resources Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, May 10th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $2.91.

The company’s market capitalization is $767.43 million. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $3.17 and a 200 day moving average price of $2.14.

Eclipse Resources Corp. (NYSE:ECR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 2nd. The company reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.25. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.19) EPS. The firm earned $47.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $51.49 million. The firm’s revenue was down 36.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Eclipse Resources Corp. will post ($0.28) earnings per share for the current year.

Eclipse Resources Corporation (Eclipse) is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in the Appalachian Basin. The Company has assembled an acreage position approximating 221,700 net acres in Eastern Ohio.

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