Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (ZN) Reaches $3.90 After 3.00% Down Move; M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (MDC) Covered By 1 Bullish Analysts Last Week

February 14, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Among 10 analysts covering MDC Holdings (NYSE:MDC), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. MDC Holdings had 28 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “In-Line” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Evercore. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by Raymond James. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 13. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, February 2. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 20 to “Equal Weight”. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) earned “Sell” rating by UBS on Wednesday, January 17. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, May 16 by Wells Fargo. As per Monday, January 30, the company rating was downgraded by Evercore. As per Wednesday, May 10, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. See M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) latest ratings:

13/02/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
02/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $31 New Target: $34 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $32.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Evercore Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: In-Line Upgrade
06/11/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell Old Target: $34 New Target: $32 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $37 New Target: $34 Maintain
31/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $34 Initiates Coverage On
26/09/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
30/08/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold Upgrade

The stock of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZN) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 9.35% or $0.402 during the last trading session, reaching $3.898. About 4.28M shares traded or 653.24% up from the average. Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZN) has risen 12.24% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.46% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $207.36M company. It was reported on Feb, 14 by Barchart.com. We have $3.78 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:ZN worth $6.22 million less.

Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. engages in the exploration of gas and oil properties in Israel. The company has market cap of $207.36 million. It primarily holds a petroleum exploration license onshore Israel, the Megiddo-Jezreel License that covers an area of approximately 99,000 acres. It currently has negative earnings.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.43 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.33, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 3 investors sold Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. shares while 4 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 12 raised stakes. 3.01 million shares or 26.59% more from 2.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bridgeway Capital Mngmt Incorporated has 142,385 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. California Public Employees Retirement System stated it has 115,780 shares. Vanguard Group Incorporated accumulated 1.59 million shares. South Carolina-based Colonial Advisors has invested 0.01% in Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZN). Wells Fargo Mn has 2,706 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Lpl Ltd Liability Co stated it has 37,188 shares. State Street Corporation holds 0% or 50,890 shares. Virtu Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZN). Northern Trust has 98,066 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Guggenheim Limited Liability Co has invested 0% in Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZN). Commonwealth Equity Service holds 13,251 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 10,938 shares in its portfolio. National Asset Mngmt Inc reported 12,676 shares. Fifth Third Commercial Bank reported 3,000 shares. Us Bankshares De accumulated 167 shares.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $893,592 activity. BUCHWALD HERBERT T had sold 28,350 shares worth $893,592.

The stock increased 0.94% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $30.12. About 244,604 shares traded. M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has risen 65.26% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.56% the S&P500.

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding and financial service businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.69 billion. The Company’s homebuilding activities include purchasing finished lots or developing lots for the construction and sale primarily of single-family detached homes to first-time and first-time move-up homebuyers under the Richmond American Homes name. It has a 12.14 P/E ratio. The firm conducts its homebuilding activities in Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, Utah, Virginia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

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