Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. trimmed its holdings in shares of EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG) by 86.9% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,170 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock after selling 27,650 shares during the quarter. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A.’s holdings in EOG Resources were worth $364,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in EOG. Capital International Investors lifted its position in shares of EOG Resources by 340.9% during the third quarter. Capital International Investors now owns 20,306,554 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $2,590,507,000 after purchasing an additional 15,701,069 shares during the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund lifted its position in shares of EOG Resources by 8,562.9% during the fourth quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 5,498,242 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $63,000 after purchasing an additional 5,434,773 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its position in shares of EOG Resources by 4.1% during the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 26,769,668 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $3,415,007,000 after purchasing an additional 1,059,509 shares during the last quarter. Eaton Vance Management lifted its position in shares of EOG Resources by 27.4% during the fourth quarter. Eaton Vance Management now owns 3,972,235 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $346,418,000 after purchasing an additional 855,469 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of EOG Resources by 51.0% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,168,414 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $189,119,000 after purchasing an additional 732,531 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.96% of the company’s stock.

In other EOG Resources news, Director Frank G. Wisner sold 3,150 shares of EOG Resources stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.60, for a total value of $291,690.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 116,586 shares in the company, valued at $10,795,863.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Ezra Y. Yacob sold 2,388 shares of EOG Resources stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.77, for a total value of $235,862.76. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 45,424 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,486,528.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 6,834 shares of company stock worth $640,668 in the last quarter. 0.51% of the stock is owned by insiders.

EOG stock opened at $88.85 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.13, a current ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The stock has a market capitalization of $51.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.04, a PEG ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 1.26. EOG Resources Inc has a 1-year low of $82.04 and a 1-year high of $133.53.

EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 26th. The energy exploration company reported $1.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.34 by ($0.10). EOG Resources had a net margin of 19.79% and a return on equity of 17.83%. The firm had revenue of $4.57 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.44 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.69 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 36.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that EOG Resources Inc will post 4.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 16th will be paid a $0.22 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 15th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.99%. EOG Resources’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 15.88%.

EOG has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Raymond James set a $124.00 target price on EOG Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. ValuEngine downgraded EOG Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 25th. Morgan Stanley set a $106.00 target price on EOG Resources and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 29th. TD Securities decreased their target price on EOG Resources from $135.00 to $125.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, February 28th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upgraded EOG Resources from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, January 7th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $123.68.

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About EOG Resources

EOG Resources, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The company's principal producing areas are located in New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming in the United States; and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, the People's Republic of China, and Canada.

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