Barclays reissued their underweight rating on shares of Enquest (LON:ENQ) in a report issued on Tuesday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on ENQ. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded Enquest to an underperform rating and lowered their price target for the company from GBX 35 ($0.46) to GBX 15 ($0.20) in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on Enquest from GBX 20 ($0.26) to GBX 22 ($0.29) and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded Enquest to an underperform rating and lowered their price target for the company from GBX 55 ($0.72) to GBX 15 ($0.20) in a report on Monday, January 7th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on Enquest from GBX 37 ($0.48) to GBX 35 ($0.46) and set a neutral rating for the company in a report on Friday, March 1st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have issued a hold rating to the stock. Enquest has an average rating of Sell and an average target price of GBX 20.80 ($0.27).

Shares of LON ENQ opened at GBX 21.36 ($0.28) on Tuesday. Enquest has a twelve month low of GBX 15.26 ($0.20) and a twelve month high of GBX 38.59 ($0.50). The company has a quick ratio of 0.43, a current ratio of 0.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 279.19. The company has a market capitalization of $346.30 million and a PE ratio of 2.11.

In related news, insider Jock Fyfe Lennox acquired 28,732 shares of Enquest stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 19 ($0.25) per share, for a total transaction of £5,459.08 ($7,133.25). Also, insider Amjad Bseisu acquired 2,321,757 shares of Enquest stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 29th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 18 ($0.24) per share, with a total value of £417,916.26 ($546,081.62). Insiders have purchased a total of 2,624,806 shares of company stock valued at $47,823,874 in the last 90 days.

Enquest Company Profile

EnQuest PLC, an oil and gas development and production company, together with its subsidiaries, explores for, extracts, and produces hydrocarbons in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf and Malaysia. The company operates through North Sea and Malaysia segments. It primarily holds interests in the Thistle/Deveron, Heather/Broom, the Dons area, Magnus, the Greater Kittiwake Area, Scolty/Crathes, and Alma/Galia; and in the Kraken development, and a non-operated interest in the Alba producing oil field, as well as the PM8/Seligi production sharing contract and the Tanjong Baram risk services contract in Malaysia.

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