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Analysts Offer Insights on Utilities Companies: Entergy (ETR), National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) and Santos Limited (OtherSTOSF)

Companies in the Utilities sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Entergy (ETRResearch Report), National Fuel Gas Company (NFGResearch Report) and Santos Limited (STOSFResearch Report).

Entergy (ETR)

In a report released yesterday, Jeremy Tonet from J.P. Morgan maintained a Buy rating on Entergy, with a price target of $144.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $121.27.

According to TipRanks.com, Tonet is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 7.3% and a 61.8% success rate. Tonet covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Enterprise Products Partners, Dcp Midstream Partners, and Equitrans Midstream.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Entergy is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $127.58, representing a 4.8% upside. In a report issued on August 3, Evercore ISI also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $130.00 price target.

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National Fuel Gas Company (NFG)

J.P. Morgan analyst Zach Parham maintained a Hold rating on National Fuel Gas Company on August 16 and set a price target of $76.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $71.92, close to its 52-week high of $75.97.

According to TipRanks.com, Parham is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 5.7% and a 60.4% success rate. Parham covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Centennial Resource Development, Magnolia Oil & Gas, and Chesapeake Energy.

Currently, the analyst consensus on National Fuel Gas Company is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $78.80.

Santos Limited (STOSF)

In a report released yesterday, Mark Busuttil from J.P. Morgan maintained a Buy rating on Santos Limited, with a price target of A$9.90. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $4.96.

According to TipRanks.com, Busuttil is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 12.4% and a 54.5% success rate. Busuttil covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Carnarvon Energy Limited, Origin Energy Limited, and Cooper Energy Limited.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Santos Limited is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $6.54, which is a 32.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 3, Macquarie also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a A$10.05 price target.

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