Wall Street analysts expect that Rosehill Resources Inc (NASDAQ:ROSE) will post earnings per share of $0.26 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have provided estimates for Rosehill Resources’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.86 and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.08). Rosehill Resources posted earnings of $0.52 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 50%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, April 16th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Rosehill Resources will report full year earnings of $0.04 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($2.29) to $1.93. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $1.12 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.19) to $3.14. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover Rosehill Resources.

Rosehill Resources (NASDAQ:ROSE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 9th. The company reported $5.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $5.31. The business had revenue of $82.56 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.78 million. Rosehill Resources had a positive return on equity of 713.01% and a negative net margin of 0.02%.

Several research analysts have issued reports on ROSE shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Rosehill Resources from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 14th. ValuEngine cut shares of Rosehill Resources from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 18th. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Rosehill Resources in a report on Thursday, August 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $14.00 price objective for the company. Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on shares of Rosehill Resources in a report on Thursday, September 20th. They set a “buy” rating and a $12.00 price target for the company. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Rosehill Resources from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $11.07.

In related news, CFO Robert Craig Owen bought 16,000 shares of Rosehill Resources stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 30th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $3.85 per share, with a total value of $61,600.00. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 302,057 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,162,919.45. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Harry Quarls bought 7,860 shares of Rosehill Resources stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 15th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $4.39 per share, with a total value of $34,505.40. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 99,349 shares in the company, valued at approximately $436,142.11. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 83,200 shares of company stock worth $421,355 and have sold 80,373 shares worth $673,233. Company insiders own 60.00% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of ROSE. Millennium Management LLC raised its position in shares of Rosehill Resources by 61.4% in the 1st quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 18,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 7,075 shares in the last quarter. Corsair Capital Management L.P. acquired a new position in Rosehill Resources during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $110,000. Laurion Capital Management LP acquired a new position in Rosehill Resources during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $153,000. Monashee Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Rosehill Resources in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $519,000. Finally, Hound Partners LLC acquired a new position in Rosehill Resources in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $583,000. 15.86% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

ROSE traded down $0.28 during trading on Thursday, reaching $3.32. The stock had a trading volume of 105,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 78,997. The company has a market capitalization of $156.74 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -20.75 and a beta of 1.26. Rosehill Resources has a 1-year low of $3.24 and a 1-year high of $9.44. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.83, a current ratio of 0.35 and a quick ratio of 0.35.

Rosehill Resources Company Profile

Rosehill Resources Inc, an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. As of December 31, 2017, its portfolio included 39 gross operated producing horizontal wells and 3 gross operated horizontal wells in the Northern Delaware Basin; and working interests in approximately 14,762 gross acres in the Northern and Southern Delaware Basin with an inventory of 530 gross operated and non-operated potential horizontal drilling locations.

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