All eyes will be on EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) when the firm discloses quarterly earnings report, which is anticipated to be publicized this afternoon. Analysts on a consensus basis are assuming the firm to report EPS of $-0.14 for the quarter.
In evaluating to last quarter, EOG Resources, Inc. posted EPS of $-0.4 for the period ended on 2016-09-30. Investors will pay close attention to the expected EPS performance to the actual achieved EPS. If the actual largely differs from the agreed estimate, then volatility in the stock price can be seen.
Last quarter the organization posted a surprise factor of -29.03. Before the report announcement, the standard deviation for EPS estimates was 0.05. Now analyzing what research firms target is on the stock in short term, the experts consensus price target for EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) is at $102.318.
There are 22 analysts that participate to get the Zacks consensus target. The bearish price target is $83 and the bullish target is $127. EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) has an ABR of 2.15.
This is offered on a 1-5 scale where 1 would establish a strong buy call and 5 would establish a strong sell rating. The estimate is based on the average of 22 brokers participated in Zacks poll. A quarter earlier, the stock rating was 2.15.
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