Headlines about EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. EOG Resources earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the energy exploration company an impact score of 46.0840474078769 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- FY2017 EPS Estimates for EOG Resources Inc Boosted by Analyst (EOG) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Natural Gas Price Steady on Expected Withdrawal Size (247wallst.com)
- Capital One Financial Brokers Boost Earnings Estimates for EOG Resources Inc (EOG) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Intraday Trade Secrets – EOG Resources Inc (NYSE: EOG) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Stock along Optimistic Growing EPS Rate For This Year: EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
Shares of EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) traded down $0.97 during trading on Friday, reaching $100.07. The company had a trading volume of 5,327,386 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,977,187. EOG Resources has a one year low of $81.99 and a one year high of $119.00. The company has a market cap of $57,862.38, a PE ratio of 10,007.00, a P/E/G ratio of 3.09 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.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 17th were issued a $0.1675 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, January 16th. This represents a $0.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.67%. EOG Resources’s dividend payout ratio is currently 6,700.00%.
EOG has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley set a $116.00 price target on EOG Resources and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered EOG Resources from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Royal Bank of Canada upped their target price on EOG Resources from $107.00 to $110.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Jefferies Group upped their target price on EOG Resources from $95.00 to $99.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Robert W. Baird set a $114.00 target price on EOG Resources and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, nineteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $116.72.
In other EOG Resources news, EVP Michael P. Donaldson sold 15,322 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $114.26, for a total value of $1,750,691.72. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 59,917 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,846,116.42. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CFO Timothy K. Driggers sold 8,871 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.45, for a total value of $935,446.95. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 185,157 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $19,524,805.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 69,934 shares of company stock worth $7,820,085. 0.53% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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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