Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Geopark Ltd (NYSE:GPRK) by 465.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 157,521 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 129,673 shares during the period. Acadian Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Geopark were worth $1,189,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of GPRK. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in shares of Geopark by 1.9% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,659,763 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $19,097,000 after buying an additional 49,774 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in shares of Geopark by 83.7% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 637,500 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $4,577,000 after buying an additional 290,411 shares during the last quarter. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Geopark during the first quarter valued at approximately $1,907,000. Emancipation Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Geopark during the first quarter valued at approximately $1,579,000. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Geopark by 25.4% in the first quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 217,500 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $1,561,000 after buying an additional 44,037 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 13.72% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Geopark Ltd (NYSE:GPRK) traded down 1.29% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $8.44. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 24,798 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average is $8.39 and its 200 day moving average is $7.20. The firm’s market capitalization is $506.79 million. Geopark Ltd has a 1-year low of $3.05 and a 1-year high of $9.69.

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Several analysts have issued reports on GPRK shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Geopark from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Echelon Wealth Partners started coverage on Geopark in a report on Thursday, May 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $12.00 target price for the company. TheStreet upgraded Geopark from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Monday, April 24th. ValuEngine upgraded Geopark from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Eurobank EFG started coverage on Geopark in a report on Thursday, May 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $12.00 target price for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $11.13.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Geopark (NYSE:GPRK)

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