FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 334,295 shares, a decrease of 40.1% from the October 31st total of 558,532 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 45,505 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.3 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company’s shares are sold short.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lifted its stake in shares of FutureFuel by 18.6% during the 3rd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 36,111 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $568,000 after purchasing an additional 5,656 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its stake in shares of FutureFuel by 54.1% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 26,162 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $412,000 after purchasing an additional 9,181 shares during the period. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of FutureFuel during the 3rd quarter worth $267,000. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its stake in shares of FutureFuel by 12.0% during the 3rd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 46,489 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $732,000 after purchasing an additional 4,968 shares during the period. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in shares of FutureFuel by 7.5% during the 3rd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 159,634 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $2,512,000 after purchasing an additional 11,180 shares during the period. 44.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

FutureFuel (NYSE FF) opened at $14.62 on Wednesday. FutureFuel has a 52 week low of $12.68 and a 52 week high of $16.58. The firm has a market capitalization of $641.25, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.97 and a beta of 1.74.

Separately, TheStreet raised FutureFuel from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th.

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About FutureFuel

FutureFuel Corp. is the holding company of FutureFuel Chemical Company. FutureFuel Chemical Company manufactures diversified chemical products, bio-based products consisting of biofuels, and bio-based specialty chemical products. FutureFuel Chemical Company conducts its operations through two segments: chemicals and biofuels.

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