UPDATE: Societe Generale Downgrades Pioneer Natural Resources to Sell on Limited Catalysts
Societe Generale downgraded Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE: PXD) from Hold to Sell and maintained a $110.00 price target.
Societe Generale noted, "Today Pioneer announced a $1.7B joint venture with Sinochem for 40% of Pioneer's Horizontal Wolrfcamp acreage, with $500m to be paid in cash and a $1.2B drilling carry. … In our opinion, the public Chinese companies often overpay, given different strategic agendas, and we don't view these kinds of deals as industry validating events. If an OECD IOC was the partner in this deal, to us it would speak volumes and would be much more meaningful for the industry as a whole."
Pioneer Natural Resources closed at $116.21 on Wednesday.
Latest Ratings for PXD
|Jan 2017||Societe Generale||Upgrades||Sell||Hold|
|Oct 2016||Mizuho Securities||Initiates Coverage on||Neutral|
|Sep 2016||Mitsubishi UFJ||Initiates Coverage on||Neutral|
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