Institutional Investors’ Activity: SN, NOG, CRR, and BAS

Statistics for Sanchez Energy

In 4Q17, 63 funds were “buyers” of Sanchez Energy (SN) stock, while 60 funds were “sellers.” In 4Q17, the total buying funds outnumbered the total selling funds by three. As of December 31, 2017, 129 13F filers held Sanchez Energy in their portfolio. Four filers have Sanchez Energy in their top ten holdings.

Institutional Investors’ Activity: SN, NOG, CRR, and BAS

From the aggregate number of shares, 13F filers decreased their aggregate holdings in Sanchez Energy 2.6% or from ~49.67 million shares to ~48.39 million shares for 4Q17. As of December 31, 2017, Sanchez Energy had ~84.8 million common shares outstanding.

Other statistics

In 4Q17, 13F filers reduced their aggregate holdings in Northern Oil & Gas (NOG) 21.3% or from ~21.23 million shares to ~16.72 million shares.

CARBO Ceramics (CRR) saw institutional investors selling its stock. In 4Q17, 13F filers reduced their aggregate holdings in CARBO Ceramics 6.4% or from ~20.17 million shares to ~18.89 million shares.

Institutional investors bought Basic Energy Services’ (BAS) stock in 4Q17. It’s important to note that 13F filers increased their aggregate holdings in Basic Energy Services 3.3% or from ~27.2 million shares to ~28.2 million shares.

Form 13F is an SEC mandate, which needs to be submitted by all of the institutional investors who manage more than $100 million in assets.