Mutual of America Capital Management LLC trimmed its position in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) by 26.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 61,486 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 22,299 shares during the period. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC owned 0.09% of Carrizo Oil & Gas worth $1,071,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its stake in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 24.4% in the 2nd quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 43,910 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $765,000 after acquiring an additional 8,610 shares during the last quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP lifted its stake in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 16.0% in the 2nd quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP now owns 55,904 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $974,000 after acquiring an additional 7,724 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 11.4% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,534,149 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $166,088,000 after acquiring an additional 978,942 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 55.3% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,553,079 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $27,053,000 after acquiring an additional 552,971 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Icon Advisers Inc. Co. lifted its stake in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 52.4% in the 2nd quarter. Icon Advisers Inc. Co. now owns 332,900 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $5,799,000 after acquiring an additional 114,500 shares during the last quarter.

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Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO) opened at 16.82 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $14.35 and a 200 day moving average price of $19.41. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. has a 52-week low of $11.10 and a 52-week high of $43.96. The company’s market capitalization is $1.37 billion.

Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $166.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $163.22 million. Carrizo Oil & Gas had a negative net margin of 0.98% and a positive return on equity of 1,494.45%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 55.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.29 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. will post $1.10 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director Steven A. Webster acquired 75,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $13.89 per share, with a total value of $1,041,750.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 2,724,410 shares in the company, valued at approximately $37,842,054.90. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Steven A. Webster acquired 151,900 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $13.56 per share, with a total value of $2,059,764.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 2,724,410 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $36,942,999.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have bought 431,600 shares of company stock valued at $5,602,306. Insiders own 6.00% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on CRZO. Williams Capital set a $35.00 price target on Carrizo Oil & Gas and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Seaport Global Securities lowered Carrizo Oil & Gas from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. BidaskClub lowered Carrizo Oil & Gas from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Carrizo Oil & Gas from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Tudor Pickering lowered Carrizo Oil & Gas from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Carrizo Oil & Gas has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $35.56.

Carrizo Oil & Gas Company Profile

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO)

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