Voya Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Talos Energy Inc (NYSE:TALO) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 8,160 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $262,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of TALO. Legal & General Group Plc bought a new position in Talos Energy during the second quarter valued at about $112,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in Talos Energy during the second quarter valued at about $164,000. Strs Ohio bought a new position in Talos Energy during the second quarter valued at about $189,000. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System bought a new position in Talos Energy during the second quarter valued at about $240,000. Finally, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Talos Energy during the second quarter valued at about $438,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.54% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on TALO shares. ValuEngine lowered Talos Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 20th. Capital One Financial started coverage on Talos Energy in a research note on Monday, August 27th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $45.00 price target on the stock. Seaport Global Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Talos Energy in a research note on Monday, August 27th. Roth Capital began coverage on Talos Energy in a research note on Tuesday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $48.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Talos Energy from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $46.50.

TALO stock opened at $29.55 on Friday. Talos Energy Inc has a 1-year low of $28.39 and a 1-year high of $37.64. The company has a market capitalization of $1.62 billion, a PE ratio of 119.32 and a beta of 1.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72, a quick ratio of 2.96 and a current ratio of 2.96.

Talos Energy (NYSE:TALO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 6th. The company reported ($0.84) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.61 by ($1.45). Talos Energy had a negative net margin of 8.65% and a negative return on equity of 7.69%. The company had revenue of $203.91 million during the quarter. Analysts forecast that Talos Energy Inc will post 2.4 earnings per share for the current year.

Talos Energy Profile

Talos Energy Inc, an independent oil and gas company, focuses on the offshore exploration and production in the United States Gulf of Mexico and the shallow waters off the coast of Mexico. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Talos Energy (NYSE:TALO)

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