Analysts raise target prices for Basic Energy even after 52-week highs

|About: Basic Energy Services, Inc. (BAS)|By:, SA News Editor

Basic Energy Services (BAS -0.8%) enjoys price target raises from at least three firms after shares post new 52-week highs following a strong Q4 earnings beat.

Imperial Capital lifts its target to $25.50 from $25, seeing BAS as well-positioned to benefit from a recovery in U.S. onshore E&P activity, given its diverse service portfolio and attractive geographic footprint.

Howard Weil raises its target to $27 from $19 on the company's overall optimistic outlook, highlighted by expectations for the completion and remedial services segment and well above trend spending within its home field Permian Basin market (