Hallador Energy (HNRG) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Media stories about Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hallador Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the energy company an impact score of 46.3853243260038 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Several research analysts have issued reports on HNRG shares. ValuEngine upgraded Hallador Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised Hallador Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 9th.

Hallador Energy traded down $0.06, hitting $6.46, during trading hours on Friday, Marketbeat reports. The stock had a trading volume of 40,414 shares, compared to its average volume of 57,932. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current ratio of 1.44. The firm has a market capitalization of $193.52 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.19 and a beta of -0.10. Hallador Energy has a 1-year low of $4.79 and a 1-year high of $7.98.

Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 7th. The energy company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $66.86 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $61.80 million. Hallador Energy had a return on equity of 3.82% and a net margin of 10.08%. sell-side analysts forecast that Hallador Energy will post 0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 30th. Hallador Energy’s payout ratio is currently 30.19%.

About Hallador Energy

Hallador Energy Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the mining, production, and sale of steam coal for the electric power generation industry in the United States. The company holds interests in the Oaktown 1 underground mine located in Knox County, Indiana; the Oaktown 2 mine located in Knox County, Indiana and Lawrence County, Illinois; Carlisle underground coal mine located near the town of Carlisle, Indiana; and Ace in the Hole mine located near Clay City, Indiana.

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