News stories about Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hallador Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the energy company an impact score of 48.3044845239087 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective (down previously from $11.00) on shares of Hallador Energy in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hallador Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Hallador Energy from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th.

Shares of Hallador Energy (HNRG) opened at $5.50 on Tuesday. Hallador Energy has a 12 month low of $4.79 and a 12 month high of $9.94. The stock has a market cap of $163.36, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.60 and a beta of -0.54. The company has a quick ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76.

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

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.04 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 30th. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.91%. Hallador Energy’s dividend payout ratio is currently 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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