Analysts See $0.56 EPS for Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO); Karpus Management Has Lowered By $2.82 Million Its General Amern Invs (GAM) Holding

February 25, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Karpus Management Inc decreased General Amern Invs (GAM) stake by 11.31% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Karpus Management Inc sold 78,421 shares as General Amern Invs (GAM)’s stock rose 1.35%. The Karpus Management Inc holds 615,262 shares with $22.16M value, down from 693,683 last quarter. General Amern Invs now has $909.93M valuation. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $34.34. About 9,113 shares traded. General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM) has risen 23.98% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.28% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) to report $0.56 EPS on February, 26 after the close.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 27.27% from last quarter’s $0.44 EPS. CRZO’s profit would be $45.61 million giving it 8.23 P/E if the $0.56 EPS is correct. After having $0.33 EPS previously, Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.’s analysts see 69.70% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.71% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $18.44. About 2.82 million shares traded. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) has declined 34.05% since February 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 50.75% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.49 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.23, from 1.72 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 50 investors sold Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 96 raised stakes. 85.22 million shares or 8.23% more from 78.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department accumulated 166,104 shares. Hudock Capital Group Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Limited Liability Partnership Ma holds 0% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 22 shares. Gru One Trading Lp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 37,626 shares. Hap Trading Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Dimensional Fund L P stated it has 571,479 shares. Hightower Lc holds 0.01% or 58,489 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Inc stated it has 1,400 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement accumulated 53,600 shares. 1,755 are owned by Mufg Americas. Gradient Limited Liability Co holds 0.04% or 32,682 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 16,074 shares in its portfolio. Tower Rech Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc) stated it has 4,473 shares. Aviance Cap Mgmt Ltd owns 118 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 1.67M are held by Macquarie Gru Limited.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and production of gas and oil primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.50 billion. The firm holds interests in gas and oil plays, including Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Delaware Basin in West Texas; the Niobrara Formation in Colorado; the Utica Shale in Ohio; and the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania. It has a 12.66 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2015, it had proved gas and oil reserves of 200.2 million barrels of oil equivalent; and operated 667 gross productive gas and oil wells.

Among 29 analysts covering Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. has $60 highest and $4 lowest target. $34.35’s average target is 86.28% above currents $18.44 stock price. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. had 111 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. As per Thursday, September 14, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. On Monday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”. KLR Group downgraded Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) on Tuesday, October 20 to “Accumulate” rating. On Friday, March 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to “Buy”. The stock of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) earned “Accumulate” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, June 7. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Tuesday, March 15. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, September 6 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, August 11. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 selling transactions for $392,364 activity. JOHNSON S P IV sold $145,525 worth of stock. 75,000 shares were bought by WEBSTER STEVEN A, worth $909,845 on Monday, August 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 4 investors sold GAM shares while 23 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 19 raised stakes. 7.35 million shares or 1.55% less from 7.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Css Ltd Liability Co Il owns 0.05% invested in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM) for 28,269 shares. City Of London Inv holds 0.24% or 92,364 shares in its portfolio. Shaker Financial Serv Ltd Liability Corp invested 4.73% of its portfolio in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM). The Illinois-based First Advsrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM). Sg Americas Secs Lc reported 7,919 shares stake. Jfs Wealth Advsrs has 0% invested in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM) for 179 shares. Brinker accumulated 64,752 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Columbia Asset Mgmt invested in 0.65% or 79,613 shares. 150,000 were reported by 1832 Asset Mgmt Lp. Raymond James Na reported 0.02% of its portfolio in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM). Geode Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Co reported 0% in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM). Cambridge Investment Incorporated stated it has 0% in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM). Guggenheim Cap owns 0% invested in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM) for 22,687 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Co reported 8,774 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM).

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