ENI S.p.A. (NYSE:E) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on E shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered ENI S.p.A. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 21st. Societe Generale raised ENI S.p.A. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Exane BNP Paribas lowered ENI S.p.A. from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of ENI S.p.A. in a research report on Thursday, April 13th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG lowered ENI S.p.A. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC raised its stake in shares of ENI S.p.A. by 3.3% in the first quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 10,171 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $333,000 after buying an additional 329 shares during the period. M&T Bank Corp raised its stake in shares of ENI S.p.A. by 2.0% in the first quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 22,159 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $725,000 after buying an additional 437 shares during the period. KCG Holdings Inc. raised its stake in shares of ENI S.p.A. by 5.4% in the first quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 9,759 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $319,000 after buying an additional 502 shares during the period. CIBC World Markets Inc. raised its stake in shares of ENI S.p.A. by 0.3% in the first quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 205,309 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $6,720,000 after buying an additional 607 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. raised its stake in shares of ENI S.p.A. by 35.5% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 4,249 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $139,000 after buying an additional 1,114 shares during the period. 1.69% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of ENI S.p.A. (E) traded up 0.23% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $30.36. 159,608 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a market capitalization of $54.25 billion, a P/E ratio of 159.79 and a beta of 0.76. ENI S.p.A. has a 12-month low of $26.15 and a 12-month high of $34.62. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $31.78 and a 200 day moving average price of $31.73.

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ENI S.p.A. Company Profile

Eni SpA (Eni) is engaged in the exploration, development and production of hydrocarbons, in the supply and marketing of gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and power, in the refining and marketing of petroleum products, in the production and marketing of basic petrochemicals, plastics and elastomers and in commodity trading.

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