Eaton Vance Management reduced its position in shares of Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR) by 41.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 115,888 shares of the company’s stock after selling 82,519 shares during the period. Eaton Vance Management owned approximately 0.09% of Gulfport Energy Corp. worth $3,623,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of GPOR. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its position in Gulfport Energy Corp. by 18.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 3,937,194 shares of the company’s stock worth $111,580,000 after buying an additional 618,084 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its position in Gulfport Energy Corp. by 13.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 4,384,014 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,243,000 after buying an additional 521,326 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Group LTD boosted its position in Gulfport Energy Corp. by 34.7% in the first quarter. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 1,130,216 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,029,000 after buying an additional 291,199 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Gulfport Energy Corp. by 75.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 111,396 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,157,000 after buying an additional 47,943 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Gulfport Energy Corp. by 28.8% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 112,099 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,177,000 after buying an additional 25,073 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR) traded up 0.38% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $26.60. 1,300,339 shares of the company were exchanged. Gulfport Energy Corp. has a 12 month low of $20.21 and a 12 month high of $36.12. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $27.86 and a 200 day moving average price of $29.29. The stock’s market capitalization is $3.33 billion.

Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.11. Gulfport Energy Corp. had a negative net margin of 216.29% and a positive return on equity of 1.61%. Equities research analysts anticipate that Gulfport Energy Corp. will post $0.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. KLR Group cut shares of Gulfport Energy Corp. from a “buy” rating to an “accumulate” rating and set a $34.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Monday, June 13th. Deutsche Bank AG lowered shares of Gulfport Energy Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their target price for the company from $37.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Monday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Gulfport Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Wunderlich upped their target price on shares of Gulfport Energy Corp. from $35.00 to $40.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Finally, Vetr upgraded shares of Gulfport Energy Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $35.67 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 11th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Gulfport Energy Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $36.72.

Gulfport Energy Corp. Company Profile

Gulfport Energy Corporation (Gulfport) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company focused on the exploration, exploitation, acquisition and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil in the United States. The Company has an oil and natural gas portfolio of proved reserves, as well as development and exploratory drilling opportunities on conventional and unconventional oil and natural gas prospects.

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