Continental Resources is a crude oil and natural gas production and exploration company. The company said fourth-quarter production rose 57% from a year earlier. Output of 75,219 barrels of oil equivalent a day was 3% higher than the company's previous projection. It was also 2% higher than the expectations of analysts at Canaccord.Shares of Continental Resources hit a 52-week high Wednesday of $80.37. The stock's 52-week low is $42.43. TheStreet Ratings gives Continental Resources an A- grade and a price target of $95.32. The stock has increased 18.84% year to date.
Total System Services Total System Services is an electronic payment processor. It reported fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday of 31 cents a share, an increase of more than 29%. Revenue rose 7.3% to $472.2 million. Total System also gave 2012 earnings guidance of between $1.26 and $1.28 a share. Analysts were anticipating profit of $1.27 a share. "The FY12 outlook suggests that TSS has grown through its headwinds of the recent downturn, that its customer base is stable, and that it is poised for moderate revenue growth with margin leverage," Oppenheimer analysts wrote in a report. Shares of Total System hit a 52-week high Wednesday of $21.90. The stock's 52-week low is $15.80. Total System gets an A- grade from TheStreet Ratings with a price target of $25.74. The stock has risen 11.91% year to date.
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