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EOG Resources, Inc (EOG) is a leading oil & gas e&p business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$75.66 after a previous close of US$75.16. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD74.7326 to a high of USD76.59. The latest price was USD75.43 (25 minute delay). EOG Resources is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
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- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for EOG Resources. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: EOG. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until EOG Resources reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$73.04, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of EOG Resources, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of EOG Resources. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- EOG Resources key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is EOG Resources stock a buy or sell?
- EOG Resources performance over time
- Can I short EOG Resources shares?
- Is EOG Resources suitable for ethical investing?
- Are EOG Resources shares over-valued?
- EOG Resources's financials
- How volatile are EOG Resources shares?
- Does EOG Resources pay a dividend?
- Have EOG Resources shares ever split?
- Other common questions
EOG Resources share priceUse our graph to track the performance of EOG stocks over time.
EOG Resources shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$30.8537 - US$76.7156|
|50-day moving average||US$71.6906|
|200-day moving average||US$54.2739|
|Dividend yield||US$1.5 (2.04%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$4.71|
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Is it a good time to buy EOG Resources stock?
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EOG Resources price performance over time
|1 week (2021-04-15)||3.57%|
|1 month (2021-03-23)||8.30%|
|3 months (2021-01-22)||37.50%|
|6 months (2020-10-22)||104.25%|
|1 year (2020-04-22)||74.81%|
|2 years (2019-04-22)||-29.55%|
|3 years (2018-04-20)||-33.82%|
|5 years (2016-04-22)||-6.78%|
Is EOG Resources under- or over-valued?
Valuing EOG Resources stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of EOG Resources's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
EOG Resources's P/E ratio
EOG Resources's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 61x. In other words, EOG Resources shares trade at around 61x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
EOG Resources's PEG ratio
EOG Resources's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8469. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into EOG Resources's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
EOG Resources's EBITDA
EOG Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$5 billion (£3.6 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a EOG Resources's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
EOG Resources financials
|Revenue TTM||US$9.9 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||US$5 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.24%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.88%|
|Market capitalisation||US$42.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting EOG Resources shares
There are currently 11.8 million EOG Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as EOG Resources's "short interest". This figure is 7.8% down from 12.8 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting EOG Resources shares can be evaluated.
EOG Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
EOG Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of EOG Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of EOG Resources shares traded daily (recently around 4.7 million). EOG Resources's SIR currently stands at 2.51. In other words for every 100,000 EOG Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2510 shares are currently held short.
However EOG Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of EOG Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable EOG Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case EOG Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 EOG Resources shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0231% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable EOG Resources shares, roughly 23 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against EOG Resources.
Find out more about how you can short EOG Resources stock.
EOG Resources's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like EOG Resources.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
EOG Resources's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 50.76
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and EOG Resources's overall score of 50.76 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 99th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like EOG Resources is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
EOG Resources's environmental score
Environmental score: 28.68/100
EOG Resources's environmental score of 28.68 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that EOG Resources is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
EOG Resources's social score
Social score: 17/100
EOG Resources's social score of 17 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that EOG Resources is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
EOG Resources's governance score
Governance score: 13.05/100
EOG Resources's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that EOG Resources is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
EOG Resources's controversy score
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. EOG Resources scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that EOG Resources has managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||50.76|
|Total ESG percentile||99.2|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||1|
EOG Resources share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 1.05% of net profits
Recently EOG Resources has paid out, on average, around 1.05% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.23% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), EOG Resources shareholders could enjoy a 2.23% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In EOG Resources's case, that would currently equate to about $1.5 per share.
While EOG Resources's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that EOG Resources is investing more in its future growth.
EOG Resources's most recent dividend payout was on 29 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have EOG Resources's shares ever split?
EOG Resources's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 March 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your EOG Resources shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for EOG Resources shares which in turn could have impacted EOG Resources's share price.
EOG Resources share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, EOG Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$30.8537 up to US$76.7156. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while EOG Resources's is 2.1771. This would suggest that EOG Resources's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
EOG Resources overview
EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil, and natural gas and natural gas liquids. Its principal producing areas are in New Mexico and Texas in the United States; the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; the People's Republic of China; and the Sultanate of Oman. As of December 31, 2020, it had total estimated net proved reserves of 3,220 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 1,514 million barrels (MMBbl) of crude oil and condensate reserves; 813 MMBbl of natural gas liquid reserves; and 5,360 billion cubic feet of natural gas reserves. The company was formerly known as Enron Oil & Gas Company. EOG Resources, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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