News stories about Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hallador Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the energy company an impact score of 46.4431478503371 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

HNRG has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Hallador Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. ValuEngine raised Hallador Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective (down from $11.00) on shares of Hallador Energy in a report on Wednesday, November 8th.

Shares of Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) remained flat at $$7.14 during midday trading on Tuesday. 52,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 80,957. Hallador Energy has a 1 year low of $4.79 and a 1 year high of $9.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $212.84, a P/E ratio of 27.46 and a beta of -0.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 1.40 and a quick ratio of 0.91.

Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The energy company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01. Hallador Energy had a return on equity of 10.92% and a net margin of 2.88%. The business had revenue of $74.50 million during the quarter. research analysts anticipate that Hallador Energy will post 0.46 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 30th. Hallador Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 61.54%.

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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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