Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of GeoPark Ltd (NYSE:GPRK) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 5,000 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $103,000.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in GeoPark by 31.5% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,025,203 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $62,440,000 after buying an additional 725,303 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC purchased a new position in GeoPark during the 2nd quarter worth $6,209,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in GeoPark by 70.7% during the 2nd quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 54,887 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $1,133,000 after buying an additional 22,736 shares during the last quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC raised its position in GeoPark by 8.9% during the 2nd quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 262,700 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $5,422,000 after buying an additional 21,400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Compass Group LLC raised its position in GeoPark by 165.3% during the 2nd quarter. Compass Group LLC now owns 1,724,462 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $35,593,000 after buying an additional 1,074,570 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 29.56% of the company’s stock.

Shares of GPRK opened at $18.44 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.15, a current ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.83. GeoPark Ltd has a 52-week low of $7.52 and a 52-week high of $21.88.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on GPRK shares. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of GeoPark in a report on Thursday, July 12th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of GeoPark from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of GeoPark from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 11th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of GeoPark from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.25.

GeoPark Company Profile

GeoPark Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reserves in Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, and Argentina. As of December 31, 2017, the company had working and/or economic interests in 24 hydrocarbons blocks, as well as shallow-offshore concession in Brazil that includes the Manati Field.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for GeoPark (NYSE:GPRK)

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