Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) COO John Bradley Fisher sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.00, for a total transaction of $322,500.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 144,072 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,195,096. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

John Bradley Fisher also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, September 26th, John Bradley Fisher sold 27,831 shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.05, for a total transaction of $975,476.55.

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) opened at 41.40 on Thursday. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. has a one year low of $16.10 and a one year high of $43.56. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $37.95 and a 200-day moving average of $35.97. The firm’s market capitalization is $2.44 billion.

Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.16. The company earned $107.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $119.67 million. Carrizo Oil & Gas had a positive return on equity of 19.03% and a negative net margin of 421.40%. The business’s revenue was down 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.39 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. will post $1.06 EPS for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO)

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in CRZO. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 111.6% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 17,158 shares of the company’s stock valued at $615,000 after buying an additional 9,051 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new position in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas during the second quarter valued at about $14,514,000. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas during the first quarter valued at about $3,069,000. PineBridge Investments L.P. boosted its position in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 4.6% in the second quarter. PineBridge Investments L.P. now owns 6,932 shares of the company’s stock valued at $248,000 after buying an additional 303 shares during the period. Finally, Credit Agricole S A boosted its position in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 633.3% in the first quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 66,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,041,000 after buying an additional 57,000 shares during the period.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on CRZO shares. Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $48.00 price target for the company. FBR & Co reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $49.00 price target (up from $46.00) on shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas in a research report on Wednesday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 6th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas in a research report on Sunday, July 10th. Finally, KLR Group upgraded shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas from an “accumulate” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $41.00 to $49.00 in a research report on Monday, July 18th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $40.09.

About Carrizo Oil & Gas

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc is an energy company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas from resource plays located in the United States. Its operations are focused in proven, producing oil and gas plays in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Delaware Basin in West Texas, the Utica Shale in Ohio, the Niobrara Formation in Colorado, and the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania.

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