Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ)

Canadian Natural is a senior oil and natural gas production company, with continuing operations in its core areas located in Western Canada, the U.K. portion of the North Sea and Offshore Africa.

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23 Mar 22
12 Aug 22
31 Dec 22
Quarter (USD) Dec 21 Dec 20 Dec 19 Dec 18
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72.0% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 432 407 +6.1%
Opened positions 66 77 -14.3%
Closed positions 41 43 -4.7%
Increased positions 110 147 -25.2%
Reduced positions 187 129 +45.0%
13F shares Current Prev Q Change
Total value 50.73B 33.76B +50.3%
Total shares 818.65M 796.72M +2.8%
Total puts 4.42M 7.67M -42.4%
Total calls 3.73M 2.99M +24.9%
Total put/call ratio 1.2 2.6 -53.9%
Largest owners Shares Value Change
Capital World Investors 124.41M $7.7B +25.4%
Capital Research Global Investors 115.68M $7.16B -4.6%
FMR 82.95M $5.14B +20.1%
RY Royal Bank Of Canada 57.84M $3.59B -7.2%
Vanguard 40.24M $2.49B +6.2%
FIL 24.81M $1.54B +7.3%
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board 24.18M $1.5B +3.9%
BMO Bank of Montreal 21.72M $1.36B -2.1%
TD Asset Management 20.49M $1.27B -7.6%
Yacktman Asset Management 16.95M $1.05B -0.4%
Largest transactions Shares Bought/sold Change
Capital World Investors 124.41M +25.23M +25.4%
Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership 15.51M +15.51M NEW
FMR 82.95M +13.88M +20.1%
Capital Research Global Investors 115.68M -5.6M -4.6%
IVZ Invesco 6.98M -5M -41.7%
RY Royal Bank Of Canada 57.84M -4.49M -7.2%
TROW T. Rowe Price 4.92M -3.96M -44.6%
Capital International Investors 7.93M +3.72M +88.2%
Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec 2.58M -2.79M -51.9%
BEN Franklin Resources 6.32M -2.73M -30.1%

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