EOG Resources Inc. (NYSE:EOG) VP Ann D. Janssen sold 1,064 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $96.73, for a total transaction of $102,920.72. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 56,473 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,462,633.29. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

EOG Resources Inc. (NYSE:EOG) opened at 96.11 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $91.49 and its 200 day moving average price is $83.44. EOG Resources Inc. has a one year low of $57.15 and a one year high of $97.20. The stock’s market cap is $52.92 billion.

EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 5th. The energy exploration company reported ($0.38) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.48) by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $1.78 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.57 billion. EOG Resources had a negative return on equity of 6.32% and a negative net margin of 72.18%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 28.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.28 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that EOG Resources Inc. will post ($1.67) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 17th will be issued a dividend of $0.1675 per share. This represents a $0.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 13th. EOG Resources’s payout ratio is currently -7.14%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Shell Asset Management Co. increased its position in EOG Resources by 23.3% in the second quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 121,069 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $10,100,000 after buying an additional 22,916 shares in the last quarter. Artemis Investment Management LLP increased its position in EOG Resources by 836.6% in the second quarter. Artemis Investment Management LLP now owns 174,257 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $14,533,000 after buying an additional 155,651 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio increased its position in EOG Resources by 0.9% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 342,402 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $28,563,000 after buying an additional 3,121 shares in the last quarter. Alexandria Capital LLC increased its position in EOG Resources by 3.0% in the second quarter. Alexandria Capital LLC now owns 70,062 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $5,844,000 after buying an additional 2,070 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P increased its position in EOG Resources by 229,840.4% in the first quarter. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P now owns 119,569 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $8,678,000 after buying an additional 119,517 shares in the last quarter. 89.44% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several brokerages have recently commented on EOG. Societe Generale downgraded shares of EOG Resources from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Simmons reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $109.00 price objective (up previously from $103.00) on shares of EOG Resources in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of EOG Resources in a research report on Friday. Royal Bank Of Canada raised their price objective on shares of EOG Resources from $95.00 to $98.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $108.00 price objective (up previously from $105.00) on shares of EOG Resources in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $91.96.

About EOG Resources

EOG Resources, Inc (EOG) explores for, develops, produces and markets crude oil and natural gas primarily in major producing basins in the United States, The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad), the United Kingdom, The People’s Republic of China (China), Canada and, from time to time, select other international areas.

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