resTORbio, Inc. (TORC) Reaches $8.59 After 3.00% Up Move; Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO) Sellers Decreased By 17.96% Their Shorts

April 10, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO) had a decrease of 17.96% in short interest. CRZO’s SI was 12.21M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 17.96% from 14.88M shares previously. With 3.05M avg volume, 4 days are for Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO)’s short sellers to cover CRZO’s short positions. The SI to Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc’s float is 15.8%. The stock increased 4.60% or $0.735 during the last trading session, reaching $16.725. About 2.13 million shares traded. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) has declined 43.10% since April 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.65% the S&P500.

The stock of resTORbio, Inc. (NASDAQ:TORC) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 6.97% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $8.59. About 84,447 shares traded. resTORbio, Inc. (NASDAQ:TORC) has 0.00% since April 10, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $240.92M company. It was reported on Apr, 10 by Barchart.com. We have $8.85 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:TORC worth $7.23 million more.

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 $1.36 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 15.78 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.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.36, from 1.49 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 33 investors sold Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 82.15 million shares or 3.60% less from 85.22 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Public Sector Pension Board accumulated 48,807 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Los Angeles Capital Equity Rech stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Invest Counselors Of Maryland Lc invested 1.17% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Weiss Multi accumulated 273,000 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Gradient Investments Ltd Llc owns 21,498 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Massmutual Trust Fsb Adv accumulated 0.01% or 722 shares. Prudential Inc reported 0.01% stake. Capital Research Glob Investors holds 2.95M shares. Ameriprise Inc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Ls Invest Ltd Liability stated it has 2,325 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 10.06 million shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement System invested in 172,308 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Moreover, Piedmont Investment Advsrs Ltd Liability Co has 0.01% invested in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Virtu Fincl Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.06% in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Palisade Cap Limited Com Nj has invested 0.37% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $2.04 million activity. 8,000 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) shares with value of $148,592 were sold by JOHNSON S P IV. 13,128 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) shares with value of $194,722 were sold by Pitts David L.. 11,174 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) shares with value of $168,460 were sold by MORTON GERALD A. Another trade for 22,292 shares valued at $330,662 was sold by FISHER JOHN BRADLEY. On Friday, March 9 Smith Richard H sold $129,982 worth of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) or 8,763 shares. On Friday, March 9 Conaway Gregory F sold $66,062 worth of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) or 4,453 shares.

Among 31 analysts covering Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. had 121 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Mizuho. The stock of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 19 by KLR Group. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Simmons & Co to “Neutral” on Wednesday, February 24. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, December 16 by Wells Fargo. Seaport Global upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, December 19 report. The company was upgraded on Thursday, March 1 by Jefferies. PiperJaffray maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 18 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 29.

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