Gulfport Energy (GPOR +2.9%) is upgraded to Outperform by RBC Capital, which notes shares have...

|About: Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR)|By:, SA News Editor

Gulfport Energy (GPOR +2.9%) is upgraded to Outperform by RBC Capital, which notes shares have been cut nearly in half due to concerns over GPOR's Utica shale play. But Utica drilling is going well, the firm says, and should ultimately bring good economics with even relatively modest assumptions. GPOR has the most leverage to Utica of any public E&P, with 62,500 net acres.