1. As of noon trading, EOG Resources ( EOG) is up $1.13 (0.85) to $134.35 on average volume Thus far, 1.1 million shares of EOG Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $133.51-$135.89 after having opened the day at $133.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $133.22. EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of crude oil and natural gas. EOG Resources has a market cap of $36.6 billion and is part of the energy industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 22 analysts that rate EOG Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates EOG Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full EOG Resources Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE. If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the basic materials sector could consider Materials Select Sector SPDR ( XLB) while those bearish on the basic materials sector could consider ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd ( SBM). A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.