New York State Common Retirement Fund grew its holdings in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) by 0.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,821,655 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,600 shares during the quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned about 0.32% of EOG Resources worth $176,227,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of EOG Resources in the 3rd quarter valued at about $101,000. Winfield Associates Inc. lifted its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 1,151 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $103,000 after purchasing an additional 19 shares during the period. First Personal Financial Services lifted its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 53.6% in the 2nd quarter. First Personal Financial Services now owns 1,372 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $124,000 after purchasing an additional 479 shares during the period. Fis Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of EOG Resources in the 3rd quarter valued at about $130,000. Finally, Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. acquired a new position in shares of EOG Resources in the 2nd quarter valued at about $143,000. 86.19% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) traded up $0.59 on Friday, reaching $102.91. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,446,054 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,107,056. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 1.27 and a quick ratio of 1.11. The company has a market cap of $59,500.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 243.51, a P/E/G ratio of 13.17 and a beta of 0.99. EOG Resources, Inc. has a 1 year low of $81.99 and a 1 year high of $109.37.

EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The energy exploration company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $2.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.59 billion. EOG Resources had a return on equity of 1.73% and a net margin of 0.10%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.40) EPS. analysts expect that EOG Resources, Inc. will post 0.84 earnings per share for the current year.

In other EOG Resources news, insider Gary L. Thomas sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $96.63, for a total transaction of $2,415,750.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 1,067,465 shares in the company, valued at $103,149,142.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Charles R. Crisp sold 3,411 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.03, for a total value of $330,969.33. Following the sale, the director now owns 53,196 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,161,607.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 153,692 shares of company stock worth $3,717,390. 0.53% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

EOG has been the topic of a number of research reports. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 price target on shares of EOG Resources in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Stifel Nicolaus set a $106.00 price target on EOG Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Robert W. Baird set a $114.00 price target on EOG Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Morgan Stanley set a $116.00 price target on EOG Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $106.00 price target on shares of EOG Resources in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and eighteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $109.42.

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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.

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