Schroder Investment Management Group grew its holdings in shares of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) by 13.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 12,110 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,415 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in EOG Resources were worth $1,090,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. IHT Wealth Management LLC grew its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 4.1% during the first quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,039 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $101,000 after acquiring an additional 41 shares in the last quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. grew its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 1.7% during the second quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 1,151 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $103,000 after acquiring an additional 19 shares in the last quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC grew its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 60.0% during the first quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 1,069 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $104,000 after acquiring an additional 401 shares in the last quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 16.6% during the first quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 1,080 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $105,000 after acquiring an additional 154 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Exane Derivatives grew its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 19.8% during the second quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 1,160 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $105,000 after acquiring an additional 192 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.37% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on EOG shares. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $115.00 target price on EOG Resources and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Citigroup Inc. downgraded EOG Resources from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $112.00 to $98.00 in a research note on Friday, July 21st. FBR & Co lowered their target price on EOG Resources from $122.00 to $108.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $89.00 target price (down from $101.00) on shares of EOG Resources in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded EOG Resources from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and twenty-two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $107.54.

Shares of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE EOG) opened at 94.55 on Monday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $87.81 and its 200-day moving average price is $91.61. EOG Resources, Inc. has a 12-month low of $81.99 and a 12-month high of $109.37. The company’s market cap is $54.60 billion.

EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The energy exploration company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $2.61 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.51 billion. EOG Resources had a negative return on equity of 0.68% and a negative net margin of 2.88%. EOG Resources’s quarterly revenue was up 47.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.38) earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that EOG Resources, Inc. will post $0.60 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.1675 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 16th. This represents a $0.67 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.71%. EOG Resources’s dividend payout ratio is -131.37%.

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In other news, EVP Lloyd W. Helms, Jr. sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $88.22, for a total transaction of $352,880.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 70,987 shares in the company, valued at $6,262,473.14. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 0.53% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

EOG Resources Profile

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

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG)

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