Is EOG Resources a Buy?

In today's edition, Paul and Matt discuss EOG Resources, a company that has undergone a transformation from being a natural gas producer to possessing leading positions in two of the top oil plays in the U.S. -- the Eagle Ford Shale and the Bakken Shale.

EOG is trading near a 52-week high, but for good reason. The company has focused specifically on growing its oil production, not just its overall liquids. Thus, its cash flow and earnings have been going up very nicely along with its production. Today, it still trades at just over 6 times cash flow -- not a bad deal for a company close to its 52-week high.

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Matthew Argersinger has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Paul Chi owns shares of Apache and Chesapeake Energy. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apache and has options on Chesapeake Energy. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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