Is Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR) Favorite Among The Institutional Crowd?

Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) is on recovery track with 521.15% gain from a 1-year low price of $1.04. The company lost -0.31% to attain the price of $6.46 on 10/05/2018. Throughout the recent session, the prices were hovering between $6.3 and $6.615. These shares are -15.63% up from its target price of $5.45 and the current market capitalization stands at $2.98B. The recent change has given its price a 24.71% lead over SMA 50 and -3.58% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 25.68% gains, 23.99% gains and 127.46% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found DNR’s volatility during a week at 5.32% and during a month it has been found around 4.47%.

Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $2.57 billion or 80.7% in DNR stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $381.94 million in Denbury Resources Inc., which represents roughly 12.82% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.89% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 57,077,113 shares of the stock are valued at $368.72 million. The third largest holder is Capital Research Global Investors, which currently holds $213.45 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 7.16% of its market capitalization.

Denbury Resources Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of June reporting period, 141 institutional holders increased their position in Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) by some 61,348,638 shares, 79 decreased positions by 17,126,076 and 41 held positions by 318,603,183. That puts total institutional holdings at 397,077,897 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 58 new institutional investments totaling 12,552,595 shares while 20 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,577,858 shares.

Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Denbury Resources Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that EVP, CAO, GC & Sec’y Matthews James S. has sold 20,000 shares of Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR) in trading session dated Aug. 23, 2018. These shares are worth $97,200 and were traded at $4.86 each. The SEC filing shows that Mcmichael Greg performed a sale of 40,000 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Jun. 05, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $4.25 per share worth to an income of some $170,000 on account of Mcmichael Greg.

Director, Sugg Laura A, sold 12,500 common shares of Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 07, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $3.55, raking in a sum of $44,375. After this sale, 115,841 common shares of DNR are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $748,333.

In the transaction dated Apr. 19, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; Sugg Laura A disposed a total of 12,500 shares at an average price of $3.26, amounting to approximately $40,750. The insider now directly owns 128,341 shares worth $829,083.

Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 6 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.78 average brokerage recommendation.