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Highest Future Earnings Growth in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Industry Detected in Shares of Energen (EGN, APC, PXD, EOG, CLR)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Energen ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 286.1%. Following is Anadarko Petroleum with a future earnings growth of 227.0%. Pioneer Natural Resources ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 149.0%.

EOG Resources follows with a future earnings growth of 136.7%, and Continental Resources rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 134.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Continental Resources on December 13th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $53.05. Since that call, shares of Continental Resources have fallen 15.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: highest future earnings growth energen Anadarko Petroleum pioneer natural resources EOG Resources Continental Resources

Ticker(s): EGN APC PXD EOG CLR