Geopark (NYSE:GPRK) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $11.26 and last traded at $11.32, with a volume of 135271 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.83.

A number of research firms have recently commented on GPRK. Canaccord Genuity set a $13.00 price target on shares of Geopark and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Geopark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Scotiabank reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $14.00 price target on shares of Geopark in a report on Thursday, March 8th. ValuEngine cut shares of Geopark from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Geopark from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $13.43.

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The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 1.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.30. The company has a market cap of $649.16, a price-to-earnings ratio of -30.22 and a beta of 0.19.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of GPRK. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its holdings in Geopark by 20.1% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,785,800 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $17,697,000 after purchasing an additional 298,800 shares during the last quarter. Compass Group LLC purchased a new stake in Geopark in the fourth quarter worth approximately $2,242,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Geopark in the third quarter worth approximately $1,108,000. Royce & Associates LP purchased a new stake in Geopark in the third quarter worth approximately $657,000. Finally, C WorldWide Group Holding A S purchased a new stake in Geopark in the fourth quarter worth approximately $504,000. Institutional investors own 19.52% of the company’s stock.

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About Geopark

GeoPark Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reserves in Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, and Argentina. As of December 31, 2016, the company had working and/or economic interests in 26 hydrocarbons blocks, as well as shallow-offshore concession in Brazil that includes the Manati Field.

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