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Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO) COO John Bradley Fisher unloaded 4,000 shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.53, for a total value of $242,120.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 51,781 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,134,304. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

CRZO has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Howard Weil raised their price target on shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas from $59.00 to $74.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 10th. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Mizuho raised their price target on shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas from $67.00 to $80.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 2nd. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Global Hunter Securities raised their price target on shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas from $67.00 to $84.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 1st. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $65.27.

Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO) traded down 0.88% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $60.87. 1,174,287 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Carrizo Oil & Gas has a one year low of $31.73 and a one year high of $70.49. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $66.35 and its 200-day moving average is $54.93. The company has a market cap of $2.769 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 112.06.

Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $150.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $140.26 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. Carrizo Oil & Gas’s revenue was up 27.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Carrizo Oil & Gas will post $2.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO) is an independent energy company.

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