Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Geopark Ltd. (NYSE:GPRK) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Wednesday.

According to Zacks, “GeoPark Ltd is an explorer, operator and consolidator of oil and gas. The company operates primarily in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina. GeoPark Ltd is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “

Shares of Geopark (NYSE:GPRK) traded up 1.16% on Wednesday, hitting $3.50. The stock had a trading volume of 600 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $3.42 and a 200-day moving average of $3.08. Geopark has a 1-year low of $1.90 and a 1-year high of $3.75. The firm’s market capitalization is $209.39 million.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Geopark stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in Geopark Ltd. (NYSE:GPRK) by 15.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 36,000 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,700 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned about 0.06% of Geopark worth $105,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. 36.24% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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