Lonestar Resources US Inc. (NASDAQ:LONE) Director Henry Ellis sold 4,286 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.25, for a total transaction of $22,501.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Lonestar Resources US Inc. (NASDAQ LONE) opened at $4.78 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.88, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a current ratio of 0.57. The stock has a market cap of $108.46, a PE ratio of -0.57 and a beta of 0.61. Lonestar Resources US Inc. has a 1-year low of $2.43 and a 1-year high of $7.49.

Lonestar Resources US (NASDAQ:LONE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The energy company reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.23) by $0.11. Lonestar Resources US had a negative net margin of 112.78% and a negative return on equity of 33.12%. sell-side analysts forecast that Lonestar Resources US Inc. will post -0.47 earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts recently commented on LONE shares. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Lonestar Resources US in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lonestar Resources US from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Northland Securities set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Lonestar Resources US and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Roth Capital set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Lonestar Resources US and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Lonestar Resources US from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Lonestar Resources US has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $7.81.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Northpointe Capital LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Lonestar Resources US by 4.7% during the 3rd quarter. Northpointe Capital LLC now owns 1,507,613 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $5,292,000 after acquiring an additional 68,140 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Lonestar Resources US by 4.9% during the 3rd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 965,689 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $3,390,000 after acquiring an additional 44,980 shares during the last quarter. B. Riley Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Lonestar Resources US by 40.0% during the 3rd quarter. B. Riley Financial Inc. now owns 893,275 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $3,135,000 after acquiring an additional 255,174 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Lonestar Resources US by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 348,999 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $1,500,000 after acquiring an additional 5,372 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Lonestar Resources US by 29.2% during the 3rd quarter. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC now owns 333,993 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $1,172,000 after acquiring an additional 75,400 shares during the last quarter. 47.74% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Lonestar Resources US Company Profile

Lonestar Resources Limited is an Australia-based oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company is involved in the exploration, production and acquisition of unconventional oil and gas reserves. It holds interests in approximately 38,191 net acres in the Eagle Ford Shale, Bakken and Three Forks plays.

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