Arizona State Retirement System decreased its position in shares of EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG) by 15.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 169,476 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock after selling 30,139 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System’s holdings in EOG Resources were worth $18,288,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its position in shares of EOG Resources by 87.9% during the 2nd 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 in the last quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. acquired a new stake in EOG Resources in the third quarter valued at approximately $4,649,000. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its position in EOG Resources by 0.5% in the third quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 424,468 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $41,063,000 after buying an additional 1,957 shares in the last quarter. Wendell David Associates Inc. boosted its position in EOG Resources by 4.2% in the third quarter. Wendell David Associates Inc. now owns 14,910 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $1,442,000 after buying an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in EOG Resources by 6.9% in the third quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 263,616 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $25,502,000 after buying an additional 17,107 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.44% of the company’s stock.

In related news, President Gary L. Thomas sold 2,000 shares of EOG Resources stock in a transaction on Friday, December 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $107.95, for a total transaction of $215,900.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now owns 1,046,430 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $112,962,118.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CFO Timothy K. Driggers sold 8,871 shares of EOG Resources stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.45, for a total transaction of $935,446.95. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 185,157 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $19,524,805.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 69,934 shares of company stock valued at $7,820,085 in the last three months. 0.53% of the stock is owned by insiders.

EOG has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EOG Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $129.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 15th. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of EOG Resources in a research report on Monday, December 11th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $106.00 target price on the stock. Robert W. Baird cut their target price on shares of EOG Resources from $115.00 to $114.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Citigroup upgraded shares of EOG Resources from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $125.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Argus raised their target price on shares of EOG Resources to $133.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, January 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, nineteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. EOG Resources has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $116.64.

EOG Resources Inc (NYSE EOG) opened at $106.76 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $59,250.12, a price-to-earnings ratio of 249.93, a PEG ratio of 3.16 and a beta of 1.01. EOG Resources Inc has a 52 week low of $81.99 and a 52 week high of $119.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.27.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 17th were paid a dividend of $0.1675 per share. This represents a $0.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, January 16th. EOG Resources’s dividend payout ratio is presently 6,700.00%.

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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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