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Shares of Contl Res Inc/Ok Rank the Lowest in Terms of EPS Growth in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Industry (CLR, PDCE, MCF, LPI, PXD)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Contl Res Inc/Ok ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 283.3%. Following is Pdc Energy Inc with a EPS growth of 309.8%. Contango Oil & G ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 354.0%.

Laredo Petroleum follows with a EPS growth of 476.2%, and Pioneer Natural rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 528.3%.

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Keywords: lowest eps growth contl res inc/ok pdc energy inc amex:mcf contango oil & g laredo petroleum pioneer natural

Ticker(s): CLR PDCE LPI PXD