VTB Capital lowered shares of NK Lukoil PAO (OTCMKTS:LUKOY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered shares of NK Lukoil PAO from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Tuesday, January 28th.

NK Lukoil PAO stock opened at $101.67 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.70, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $103.14 and a 200-day moving average of $91.55. The firm has a market cap of $66.84 billion, a P/E ratio of 6.70 and a beta of 0.87. NK Lukoil PAO has a 1-year low of $74.98 and a 1-year high of $108.87.

NK Lukoil PAO (OTCMKTS:LUKOY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 25th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $4.41 EPS for the quarter. NK Lukoil PAO had a net margin of 8.53% and a return on equity of 16.82%. The business had revenue of $30.21 billion during the quarter.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of LUKOY. Smith Asset Management Group LP lifted its holdings in shares of NK Lukoil PAO by 73.7% during the fourth quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP now owns 542 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $54,000 after purchasing an additional 230 shares during the last quarter. Atlas Capital Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of NK Lukoil PAO by 26.6% during the third quarter. Atlas Capital Advisors LLC now owns 7,331 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $615,000 after purchasing an additional 1,541 shares during the last quarter. FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new position in shares of NK Lukoil PAO during the third quarter valued at approximately $678,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of NK Lukoil PAO by 30.1% during the third quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 10,176 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $850,000 after purchasing an additional 2,352 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dorsey Wright & Associates purchased a new position in shares of NK Lukoil PAO during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $2,668,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 0.94% of the company’s stock.

NK Lukoil PAO Company Profile

PJSC LUKOIL, together with its subsidiaries, engages in exploration, production, refining, marketing, and distribution of oil and gas. The company's Exploration and Production segment explores for, develops, and produces primarily crude oil. Its Refining, Marketing and Distribution segment processes crude oil into refined products; purchases, sells, and transports crude oil and refined petroleum products; refines and sells chemical products; and produces and distributes steam and electricity, as well as provides related services.

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