EOG Resources, Inc. [NYSE:EOG]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders often pay a significant amount of attention to what top market analysts have to say about a potential stock investment. In regards to EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG], the most recent average analyst recommendation we can read comes from the fiscal quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give EOG an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 82.04 to 133.53. This is compared to its latest closing price of $102.12.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] is sitting at 1.87. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.97.

For the quarter ending in Dec-18 EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] generated $4.57 billion in sales. That’s 2.10% higher than the average estimate of $4.48 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Thu 2 May (In 16 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] sitting at +26.84 and its Gross Margin at +33.79, this company’s Net Margin is now 20.00%. These measurements indicate that EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 19.26, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 14.10%. Its Return on Equity is 19.18, and its Return on Assets is 10.72. These metrics all suggest that EOG Resources, Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 31.42. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 23.91, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 17.93. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 26.70, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 20.32. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 7.48 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.74. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.57, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.11. EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.61, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 6.52 and P/E Ratio of 17.26. These metrics all suggest that EOG Resources, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] earns $6,166,599 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.52 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.54. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.13 and its Current Ratio is 1.36. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] has 550.88M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $56.26B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 82.04 to 133.53. At its current price, it has moved by -23.90% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 23.87% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.26, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 59.20. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of EOG Resources, Inc. [EOG], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.