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Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Utilities Companies: HF Sinclair Corporation (DINO), Marathon Oil (MRO) and Chesapeake Energy (CHK)

Companies in the Utilities sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on HF Sinclair Corporation (DINOResearch Report), Marathon Oil (MROResearch Report) and Chesapeake Energy (CHKResearch Report).

HF Sinclair Corporation (DINO)

In a report issued on August 9, John Royall from J.P. Morgan maintained a Hold rating on HF Sinclair Corporation, with a price target of $54.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $49.82.

According to TipRanks.com, Royall is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 6.1% and a 54.5% success rate. Royall covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Par Pacific Holdings, Occidental Petroleum, and Marathon Petroleum.

Currently, the analyst consensus on HF Sinclair Corporation is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $56.33, implying a 14.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 8, Mizuho Securities also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $40.00 price target.

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Marathon Oil (MRO)

J.P. Morgan analyst Arun Jayaram maintained a Buy rating on Marathon Oil yesterday and set a price target of $32.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $22.34.

According to TipRanks.com, Jayaram is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 9.4% and a 53.2% success rate. Jayaram covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Continental Resources, Southwestern Energy, and Antero Resources.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Marathon Oil with a $32.92 average price target, a 49.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 26, Barclays also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $35.00 price target.

Chesapeake Energy (CHK)

J.P. Morgan analyst Zach Parham maintained a Buy rating on Chesapeake Energy on August 9 and set a price target of $124.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $94.00.

According to TipRanks.com, Parham is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 5.1% and a 61.7% success rate. Parham covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Centennial Resource Development, National Fuel Gas Company, and Magnolia Oil & Gas.

Chesapeake Energy has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $124.22, which is a 31.6% upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 1, Benchmark Co. also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $137.00 price target.

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