Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 12,337 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock, valued at approximately $367,000. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc. owned about 0.06% of Resolute Energy Corporation as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in REN. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Resolute Energy Corporation by 46.2% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,495,382 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $44,518,000 after acquiring an additional 472,759 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Resolute Energy Corporation by 32.0% in the 2nd quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 1,719,287 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $51,182,000 after acquiring an additional 416,802 shares during the last quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Resolute Energy Corporation in the 1st quarter worth approximately $15,194,000. Caymus Capital Partners L.P. lifted its holdings in shares of Resolute Energy Corporation by 82.2% in the 2nd quarter. Caymus Capital Partners L.P. now owns 746,900 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $22,235,000 after acquiring an additional 336,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Resolute Energy Corporation by 349.4% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 249,562 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $7,429,000 after acquiring an additional 194,029 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.81% of the company’s stock.

In other Resolute Energy Corporation news, Director James E. Duffy sold 2,500 shares of Resolute Energy Corporation stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.44, for a total transaction of $76,100.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 7.30% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Resolute Energy Corporation (REN) traded down 0.17% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $29.41. 265,030 shares of the company were exchanged. Resolute Energy Corporation has a 52 week low of $22.27 and a 52 week high of $49.14. The company has a 50-day moving average of $28.75 and a 200 day moving average of $33.81. The firm’s market capitalization is $648.70 million.

Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.25. The firm had revenue of $71.06 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $77.09 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 100.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($2.44) earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that Resolute Energy Corporation will post $1.08 earnings per share for the current year.

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REN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. BMO Capital Markets set a $38.00 price objective on shares of Resolute Energy Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 26th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Resolute Energy Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Resolute Energy Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) initiated coverage on shares of Resolute Energy Corporation in a report on Monday, July 17th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $34.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Northland Securities set a $60.00 price objective on shares of Resolute Energy Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Resolute Energy Corporation presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.48.

Resolute Energy Corporation Profile

Resolute Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas company. The Company is engaged in the exploitation, development, exploration for and acquisition of oil and gas properties. The Company’s assets are located primarily in the Delaware Basin in west Texas (the Permian Properties or Permian Basin Properties) and Aneth Field located in the Paradox Basin in southeast Utah (the Aneth Field Properties or Aneth Field).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN)

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