Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. lifted its position in shares of EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG) by 0.8% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 88,887 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock after acquiring an additional 735 shares during the quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in EOG Resources were worth $9,860,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in EOG. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in EOG Resources by 43.1% in the 3rd quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,006,886 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $387,626,000 after buying an additional 1,206,576 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in EOG Resources by 21.1% in the 3rd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 6,412,802 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $620,361,000 after buying an additional 1,118,898 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its stake in EOG Resources by 379.5% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 968,855 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $87,702,000 after buying an additional 766,788 shares in the last quarter. Northside Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in EOG Resources in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $82,404,000. Finally, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP purchased a new stake in EOG Resources in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $64,975,000. 85.59% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other news, EVP Michael P. Donaldson sold 15,322 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $114.26, for a total transaction of $1,750,691.72. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 59,917 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,846,116.42. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, President Gary L. Thomas sold 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $112.94, for a total value of $4,517,600.00. Following the sale, the president now owns 1,006,461 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $113,669,705.34. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 69,934 shares of company stock valued at $7,820,085. Insiders own 0.53% of the company’s stock.

EOG has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Barclays upped their target price on EOG Resources from $101.00 to $117.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on EOG Resources from $90.00 to $96.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Robert W. Baird set a $114.00 target price on EOG Resources and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Morgan Stanley set a $116.00 target price on EOG Resources and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered EOG Resources from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, nineteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $116.72.

Shares of EOG Resources Inc (NYSE EOG) opened at $105.78 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $62,603.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10,578.00, a PEG ratio of 3.51 and a beta of 1.01. The company has a current ratio of 1.27, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. EOG Resources Inc has a twelve month low of $81.99 and a twelve month high of $119.00.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 17th were issued a dividend of $0.1675 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, January 16th. This represents a $0.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.63%. EOG Resources’s payout ratio is 6,700.00%.

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About EOG Resources

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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