Continental Resources Company Profile (NYSE:CLR)

About Continental Resources

Continental Resources logoContinental Resources, Inc. is an independent crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company with properties in the North, South and East regions of the United States. The North region consists of properties north of Kansas and west of the Mississippi River and includes North Dakota Bakken, Montana Bakken and the Red River units. The South region includes Kansas and all properties south of Kansas and west of the Mississippi River, including various plays in the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP), Sooner Trend Anadarko Canadian Kingfisher (STACK), Northwest Cana and Arkoma Woodford areas of Oklahoma. The Company's estimated proved reserves are approximately 1,230 million barrels of crude oil equivalent (MMBoe) with estimated proved developed reserves of over 520 MMBoe. The East region includes undeveloped leasehold acreage east of the Mississippi River. The Company's crude oil production is sold to crude oil refining companies at market centers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CLR
  • CUSIP: 21201510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $51.21
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $47.879
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $41.502
  • 52-Week Range: $13.94 - $52.26
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 231.77
  • P/E Growth: 0.850
  • Market Cap: $18.97B
  • Outstanding Shares: 370,463,000
  • Beta: 1.69
  • Net Margins: -24.96%
  • Return on Equity: -7.57%
  • Return on Assets: -2.34%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.64%
  • Current Ratio: 0.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.85%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 19 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.74)
Consensus Price Target: $43.75 (14.20% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/7/2016ScotiabankLower Price TargetOutperform$17.00 -> $16.75View Rating Details
9/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$50.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/25/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$50.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016WunderlichBoost Price TargetBuy$50.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Canaccord GenuitySet Price TargetBuy$51.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperform$54.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016StephensSet Price TargetBuy$54.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
8/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$54.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$48.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$47.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$48.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
8/1/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$60.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016KLR GroupDowngradeBuy -> Accumulate$48.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
5/18/2016SimmonsBoost Price TargetNeutral$32.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Howard WeilDowngradeFocus Stock -> Sector OutperformView Rating Details
5/5/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$42.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
4/27/2016Capital One Financial Corp.DowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
3/31/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeAccumulate -> BuyView Rating Details
3/8/2016SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositiveView Rating Details
2/5/2016Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$34.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$24.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$25.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
1/15/2016Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
1/5/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$41.00View Rating Details
1/5/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$38.00View Rating Details
12/1/2015GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/15/2015Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$56.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
8/10/2015Credit Agricole SAUpgradeSell -> OutperformView Rating Details
6/2/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageHold$52.00View Rating Details
5/18/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$46.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
5/15/2015Ladenburg ThalmannUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$50.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
3/30/2015Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> Buy$52.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
12/1/2014Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216($0.17)($0.18)$518.42 million$525.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116($0.37)($0.41)$444.84 million$453.17 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415($0.21)($0.23)$575.70 million$575.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315($0.12)($0.12)$663.85 million$628.45 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.04$0.13$681.48 million$790.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115($0.13)($0.09)$638.42 million$625.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q4$0.55$1.14$1.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.81$0.81$1.17 billion$1.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$1.69$1.50$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$1.50$1.47$1,000.00 million$972.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$1.30$1.23$942.87 million$912.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$1.48$1.61$970.67 million$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$1.25$1.33$853.42 million$892.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$1.13$1.17$766.49 million$710.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.87$1.19$657.60 million$670.44 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.87$0.87$611.54 million$633.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.84$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.76$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.54($0.80)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.49$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.22 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20168($0.42)($0.11)($0.28)
Q2 20165($0.26)($0.10)($0.18)
Q3 20165($0.26)($0.09)($0.17)
Q4 20165($0.26)($0.05)($0.13)
Q1 20174($0.09)$0.03($0.03)
Q2 20174($0.07)$0.06$0.00
Q3 20174($0.03)$0.11$0.04
Q4 20174($0.02)$0.19$0.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 76.97%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 23.37%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/21/2016John D. HartCFOSell4,000$46.84$187,360.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2016Steven K. OwenSVPSell3,200$46.54$148,928.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Gary E. GouldSVPSell5,000$50.25$251,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Jack H. StarkCOOSell12,000$49.24$590,880.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2016Eric Spencer EissenstatSVPSell10,000$45.35$453,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016Glen A. BrownSVPSell8,977$43.23$388,075.71View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016John D HartCFOSell13,500$42.42$572,670.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016John D HartCFOSell2,500$43.22$108,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Eric Spencer EissenstatSVPSell10,000$43.32$433,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016David L BorenDirectorSell5,000$41.10$205,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Glen A BrownSVPSell15,000$40.62$609,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Steven K OwenSVPSell14,000$40.13$561,820.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015John D HartCFOSell5,000$36.10$180,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015John D HartCFOSell7,500$47.93$359,475.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Harold HammCEOBuy139,621$42.97$5,999,514.37View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014John T Mcnabb IIDirectorBuy2,000$32.72$65,440.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014William B BerryDirectorBuy15,000$40.20$603,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Harold HammCEOBuy71,999$67.45$4,856,332.55View SEC Filing  
6/26/2014Steven K OwenSVPSell4,000$154.95$619,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014David L BorenDirectorSell2,833$142.42$403,475.86View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Harold HammCEOBuy42,300$134.46$5,687,658.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Ellis MccainDirectorSell3,333$121.29$404,259.57View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Jack StarkSVPSell5,000$121.16$605,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014John Mcnabb IIDirectorBuy1,000$118.67$118,670.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2013Edward SchaferDirectorSell1,945$111.21$216,303.45View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013Jack StarkSVPSell5,000$111.89$559,450.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Harold HammCEOBuy41,000$102.20$4,190,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Winston BottCOOBuy1,500$101.28$151,920.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Richard MuncriefSVPSell3,500$100.89$353,115.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Eric Spencer EissenstatSVPSell2,000$101.28$202,560.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013John HartCFOSell3,000$101.04$303,120.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Jack StarkSVPSell12,000$100.96$1,211,520.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013David L BorenDirectorSell3,333$81.48$271,572.84View SEC Filing  
3/22/2013Winston F BottCOOBuy1,500$85.59$128,385.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012John D HartCFOSell2,500$72.78$181,950.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Jeff B HumeChairmanSell62,398$73.17$4,565,661.66View SEC Filing  
12/24/2012Richard E MuncriefSVPSell2,000$73.44$146,880.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012John T Mcnabb IIDirectorSell7,666$69.94$536,160.04View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR)
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Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) Chart for Friday, September, 30, 2016

Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by Staff