Jefferies Reiterates Their Hold Rating on EOG Resources

Jefferies analyst Mark Lear reiterated a Hold rating on EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG) on July 9 and set a price target of $121. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $125.96, close to its 52-week high of $128.03.

According to, Lear is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.6% and a 52.7% success rate. Lear covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Jagged Peak Energy Inc, Whiting Petroleum Corp, and Continental Resources.

Currently, the analyst consensus on EOG Resources is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $135.30, representing a 7.4% upside. In a report issued on July 12, Morgan Stanley also initiated coverage with a Hold rating on the stock with a $128 price target.


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EOG Resources’ market cap is currently $72.91B and has a P/E ratio of 22.86. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 4.33.

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EOG Resources, Inc. is an exploration company. The company engages in the exploration, development, production and marketing of crude oil and natural gas in United States, Canada, Trinidad & Tobago, the United Kingdom, Argentina and China. Its projects include Williston, Greater Green, Power River, Ulinta, DJ, Anadarko, Horn River, Sichuan and Columbus.

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