Quantbot Technologies LP Has $509,000 Stock Holdings in Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC)

Quantbot Technologies LP boosted its stake in shares of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:ECFree Report) by 82.9% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 43,928 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 19,914 shares during the quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP’s holdings in Ecopetrol were worth $509,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Northern Trust Corp raised its position in Ecopetrol by 0.5% in the first quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 198,961 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $3,700,000 after purchasing an additional 1,044 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG lifted its position in shares of Ecopetrol by 11.1% during the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 10,610 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $197,000 after buying an additional 1,058 shares during the period. Credit Suisse AG boosted its stake in Ecopetrol by 10.8% in the 2nd quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 11,308 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 1,105 shares in the last quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ecopetrol by 9.7% in the 2nd quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 12,658 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $130,000 after purchasing an additional 1,121 shares in the last quarter. Finally, JBF Capital Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Ecopetrol by 50.0% in the 2nd quarter. JBF Capital Inc. now owns 6,000 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $62,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares during the last quarter. 1.29% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Ecopetrol Stock Performance

NYSE EC opened at $11.98 on Thursday. Ecopetrol S.A. has a 1-year low of $8.59 and a 1-year high of $13.14. The company has a 50 day moving average of $12.15 and a 200-day moving average of $11.95. The company has a quick ratio of 1.24, a current ratio of 1.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90.

Ecopetrol (NYSE:ECGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The oil and gas company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.51 by $0.10. Ecopetrol had a net margin of 14.58% and a return on equity of 10.31%. The company had revenue of $8.68 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.67 billion. As a group, analysts expect that Ecopetrol S.A. will post 2.58 earnings per share for the current year.

About Ecopetrol

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Ecopetrol SA operates as an integrated energy company. The company operates through four segments: Exploration and Production; Transport and Logistics; Refining, Petrochemical and Biofuels; and Electric Power Transmission and Toll Roads Concessions. It engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas; transportation of crude oil, motor fuels, fuel oil, and other refined products, including diesel, jet, and biofuels; processing and refining crude oil; distribution of natural gas and LPG; sale of refined and petrochemical products; supplying of electric power transmission services; design, development, construction, operation, and maintenance of road and energy infrastructure projects; and supplying of information technology and telecommunications services.

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