Eog Resources (EOG) Valuation Declined While Westport Asset Management Upped Its Holding; Apache (APA) Stock Declined While Delta Capital Management Has Lifted Stake

January 19, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Delta Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Apache Corp (APA) by 131.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Delta Capital Management Llc bought 42,020 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.72% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 74,056 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.39 million, up from 32,036 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Delta Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Apache Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.79B market cap company. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $46.7. About 2.82 million shares traded. Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) has declined 10.21% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500.

Westport Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Eog Resources Inc (EOG) by 120.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Westport Asset Management Inc bought 30,077 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.27% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 55,077 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.33 million, up from 25,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Westport Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Eog Resources Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $66.06 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $114.24. About 4.56M shares traded or 68.36% up from the average. EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) has risen 17.15% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.45% the S&P500.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $120,064 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 0.74 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 60 investors sold APA shares while 202 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 209 raised stakes. 348.95 million shares or 1.76% more from 342.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 4,800 are owned by Corecommodity Mngmt Ltd Liability. Bridgewater LP stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA). Ckw Fincl Group Inc holds 1,400 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 82,048 are owned by Raymond James & Associates. United Fire Gp holds 0.07% or 4,500 shares in its portfolio. Envestnet Asset reported 0.01% stake. Coastline Trust owns 5,485 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Geode Cap Mngmt Limited Liability has 0.07% invested in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) for 3.91M shares. Ing Groep Nv reported 8,771 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Centers Of America has invested 0.02% in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA). Plante Moran Financial Limited Liability Corporation has 128 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Swiss National Bank & Trust reported 1.40M shares stake. Pennant Mngmt Limited Company accumulated 0.28% or 100,000 shares. New York-based Foundation Asset Mgmt Lp has invested 3.49% in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA). Point72 Asset Mngmt LP holds 0.42% or 2.04M shares in its portfolio.

Among 27 analysts covering Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Apache Corporation had 92 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 11 with “Hold”. As per Monday, May 29, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, September 9 with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 10 by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of APA in report on Monday, November 6 with “Hold” rating. UBS maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, August 5 report. The company was maintained on Friday, September 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, October 3 by Jefferies. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, April 8. As per Thursday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

Among 39 analysts covering EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. EOG Resources had 113 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Monday, September 18. The firm has “Outperform” rating by CLSA given on Tuesday, November 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $107.0 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Oppenheimer. BMO Capital Markets maintained EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by GMP Securities on Wednesday, February 3. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Positive” rating in Tuesday, January 26 report. As per Thursday, September 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, March 30.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $10.62 million activity. 5,570 shares valued at $646,120 were sold by Trice David W on Friday, January 12. Another trade for 6,167 shares valued at $601,283 was made by Donaldson Michael P on Thursday, September 28. The insider Helms Lloyd W Jr sold $352,888. $330,982 worth of stock was sold by CRISP CHARLES R on Thursday, September 28.

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