EOG Resources Inc. (NYSE:EOG)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $92.06 and last traded at $91.97, with a volume of 2,117,079 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $90.22.

Several research firms have issued reports on EOG. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of EOG Resources in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Susquehanna cut EOG Resources from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut EOG Resources from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Wunderlich upgraded EOG Resources from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $79.00 to $104.00 in a research report on Monday, August 8th. Finally, Credit Agricole SA began coverage on EOG Resources in a research report on Wednesday, June 22nd. They set an “underperform” rating on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. EOG Resources has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $86.30.

The stock’s market capitalization is $50.51 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $84.54 and its 200-day moving average price is $78.41.

EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 5th. The energy exploration company reported ($0.38) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.48) by $0.10. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.28 EPS. The firm earned $1.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.57 billion. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 28.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts predict that EOG Resources Inc. will post ($1.65) earnings per share for the current year.

In other EOG Resources news, EVP Lloyd W. Helms, Jr. sold 4,875 shares of EOG Resources stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.91, for a total transaction of $418,811.25. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 58,867 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,057,263.97. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, VP Ann D. Janssen sold 2,819 shares of EOG Resources stock in a transaction on Monday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.85, for a total transaction of $227,916.15. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 62,958 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,090,154.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several large investors recently modified their holdings of the stock. Braver Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 8.1% in the fourth quarter. Braver Wealth Management LLC now owns 36,887 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $2,611,000 after buying an additional 2,757 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 2,157.1% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 47,963 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $3,395,000 after buying an additional 45,838 shares during the period. Stephens Inc. AR raised its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 7.2% in the fourth quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 49,984 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $3,538,000 after buying an additional 3,336 shares during the period. Bridgewater Associates LP raised its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 2.3% in the fourth quarter. Bridgewater Associates LP now owns 154,400 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $10,930,000 after buying an additional 3,500 shares during the period. Finally, Redwood Investments LLC raised its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 12.2% in the fourth quarter. Redwood Investments LLC now owns 161,957 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $11,465,000 after buying an additional 17,643 shares during the period.

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

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