Barrett Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG) by 28.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 93,286 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock after acquiring an additional 20,570 shares during the quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC’s holdings in EOG Resources were worth $10,066,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its position in EOG Resources by 87.9% during the second quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 8,859 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $802,000 after acquiring an additional 4,144 shares during the last quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. acquired a new stake in EOG Resources during the third quarter worth approximately $4,649,000. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its position in EOG Resources by 0.5% during the third quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 424,468 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $41,063,000 after acquiring an additional 1,957 shares during the last quarter. Wendell David Associates Inc. boosted its position in EOG Resources by 4.2% during the third quarter. Wendell David Associates Inc. now owns 14,910 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $1,442,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in EOG Resources by 6.9% during the third quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 263,616 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $25,502,000 after acquiring an additional 17,107 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.59% of the company’s stock.

In other news, EVP Michael P. Donaldson sold 15,322 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.26, for a total value of $1,750,691.72. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 59,917 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,846,116.42. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Timothy K. Driggers sold 8,871 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.45, for a total transaction of $935,446.95. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 185,157 shares in the company, valued at approximately $19,524,805.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 69,934 shares of company stock worth $7,820,085. Insiders own 0.53% of the company’s stock.

EOG Resources Inc (EOG) opened at $100.07 on Friday. EOG Resources Inc has a one year low of $81.99 and a one year high of $119.00. The company has a quick ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 1.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. The company has a market cap of $57,310.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10,007.00, a PEG ratio of 3.12 and a beta of 1.01.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 17th were paid a $0.1675 dividend. This represents a $0.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, January 16th. EOG Resources’s dividend payout ratio is presently 6,700.00%.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EOG Resources from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $134.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus set a $136.00 price target on shares of EOG Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of EOG Resources from $142.00 to $116.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Credit Suisse Group set a $126.00 price target on shares of EOG Resources and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Cowen set a $115.00 price target on shares of EOG Resources and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, nineteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. EOG Resources has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $116.72.

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EOG Resources Profile

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

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