Where Does These Stocks Go From Here? – EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG), Gold Fields Limited (GFI)

Investors making a wish list of stocks to watch should take a look at EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). The stock is offering a price-to-sales ratio of 5.72. This situation may create an opportunity where long term players can win with either market bounce, or when long-term value is realized. The broad Independent Oil & Gas industry has an average P/S ratio of 77.28, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 15.55. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 1.76 and as high as 8.11. Also, it is down from 68% of the total 398 rivals across the globe.

EOG traded at an unexpectedly high level on 06/12/2017 when the stock experienced a -2.02% loss to a closing price of $98.86. The company saw 2.77 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 2.65 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 61.85% move, based on the high target price ($160) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $109.91 price target, but the stock is already up 20.58% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -9.61% versus recent highs ($109.37). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $88 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -10.99% drop from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a -7.57% fall in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 11.58% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is down -2.22% so far this year. Additionally, EOG had a day price range of $98.491 to $100.45.

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, EOG Resources, Inc. needs to grow just 11.27% to cross its median price target of $110. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) are $100.93 and $93.33. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, EOG is a stock with 567.93 million shares outstanding that normally trades 1.73% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -1.63% with 1.93 average true range (ATR). EOG has a beta of 0.99 and RSI is 40.53.

Investors also need to beware of the Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 1.16, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad Gold industry has an average P/S ratio of 3.1, which is significantly worse than the sector’s 3.03. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.73 and as high as 3.32. Also, it is up from 59% of the total 673 rivals across the globe.

Gold Fields Limited (GFI)’s Lead Over its Technicals

Gold Fields Limited by far traveled 44.62% versus a 1-year low price of $2.60. The share price was last seen -3.34% lower, reaching at $3.76 on Jun. 12, 2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $3.68 and $3.79. This company shares are 5.59% off its target price of $3.97 and the current market capitalization stands at $3.1B. The recent change has given its price a -7.69% deficit over SMA 50 and -20% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -7.84% declines, -19.66% declines and -1.05% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found GFI’s volatility during a week at 3.07% and during a month it has been found around 2.66%.

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) Intraday Metrics

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 6.85 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 4.35 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Gold Fields Limited Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 72.34% rally, based on the high target price ($6.48) for Gold Fields Limited shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $2.47 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a -34.31% drop from its current position. Overall, the share price is up 24.92% year to date.

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