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Analysts Offer Insights on Materials Companies: Murphy Oil Corp (MUR) and Kinross Gold (KGC)


Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Murphy Oil Corp (MUR) and Kinross Gold (KGC) with neutral ratings, indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

Murphy Oil Corp (MUR)

In a report released yesterday, William Featherston from Credit Suisse maintained a Hold rating on Murphy Oil Corp, with a price target of $39. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $30.76.

According to TipRanks.com, Featherston is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -0.6% and a 49.6% success rate. Featherston covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Anadarko Petroleum, Chesapeake Energy, and Devon Energy Corp.

Murphy Oil Corp has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $38.25.

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Kinross Gold (KGC)

In a report released yesterday, Anita Soni from Credit Suisse maintained a Hold rating on Kinross Gold, with a price target of $3. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $2.66, close to its 52-week low of $2.51.

Soni has an average return of 100.9% when recommending Kinross Gold.

According to TipRanks.com, Soni is ranked #4767 out of 4918 analysts.

Kinross Gold has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $3.25, representing a 22.2% upside. In a report released yesterday, RBC Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock.

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