Media stories about Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hallador Energy earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the energy company an impact score of 47.4702079604209 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
HNRG has been the topic of several research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Hallador Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price target (down from $11.00) on shares of Hallador Energy in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hallador Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th.
Hallador Energy (HNRG) traded down $0.37 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $6.19. 82,200 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 102,980. The company has a current ratio of 1.40, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76. Hallador Energy has a 12-month low of $4.79 and a 12-month high of $9.87. The stock has a market capitalization of $184.52, a P/E ratio of 7.46 and a beta of -0.46.
Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) last issued its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The energy company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.01. Hallador Energy had a net margin of 2.88% and a return on equity of 10.92%. The company had revenue of $74.50 million for the quarter. analysts expect that Hallador Energy will post 0.46 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st were paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.58%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, October 30th. Hallador Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 61.54%.
About Hallador Energy
Hallador Energy Company is an oil and gas exploration company focused on developing coal reserves in the Illinois Basin. The Company, through its subsidiary, Sunrise Coal, LLC, is engaged in coal mining in the state of Indiana serving the electric power generation industry. Its projects include Carlisle Mine, Ace in the Hole Mine, Oaktown 1 Mine, Oaktown 2 Mine and Bulldog Mine.
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