Bill Barrett Co. (NYSE:BBG) CEO R Scot Woodall sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.64, for a total transaction of $46,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

R Scot Woodall also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, November 10th, R Scot Woodall sold 10,000 shares of Bill Barrett stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.42, for a total transaction of $64,200.00.
  • On Friday, October 6th, R Scot Woodall sold 10,000 shares of Bill Barrett stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.19, for a total transaction of $41,900.00.

Bill Barrett Co. (NYSE:BBG) traded down $0.09 on Friday, reaching $4.51. 5,878,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,947,062. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 2.78 and a quick ratio of 2.78. Bill Barrett Co. has a 12-month low of $2.66 and a 12-month high of $7.70.

Bill Barrett (NYSE:BBG) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The energy company reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.20) by $0.12. Bill Barrett had a negative net margin of 49.61% and a negative return on equity of 7.59%. The firm had revenue of $67.87 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $61.23 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.10) EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 34.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Bill Barrett Co. will post -0.48 EPS for the current year.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Engineers Gate Manager LP acquired a new position in shares of Bill Barrett in the 3rd quarter valued at $120,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in shares of Bill Barrett by 129.5% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 34,359 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 19,385 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System grew its holdings in shares of Bill Barrett by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 39,760 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Highbridge Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Bill Barrett in the 3rd quarter valued at $181,000. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY grew its holdings in shares of Bill Barrett by 82.5% in the 1st quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 45,734 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $208,000 after buying an additional 20,678 shares during the period. 85.77% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several research firms recently weighed in on BBG. ValuEngine cut shares of Bill Barrett from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Bill Barrett in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of Bill Barrett from $7.00 to $6.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Imperial Capital began coverage on shares of Bill Barrett in a report on Thursday, September 28th. They set an “in-line” rating and a $5.00 target price for the company. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $7.00 target price on shares of Bill Barrett and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Bill Barrett has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $6.50.

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Bill Barrett Company Profile

Bill Barrett Corporation is an independent energy company that develops, acquires and explores for oil and natural gas resources. The Company’s assets and operations are located in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. It has over two areas of production: The Denver-Julesburg Basin (DJ Basin) and the Uinta Oil Program in the Uinta Basin.

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