The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Hallador Energy Company. It is typically displayed as a percentage and called the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -2.00 % over the last twelve months. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money Hallador Energy Company is making for it’s investors or shareholders.

Hallador Energy Company trades as part of the basic materials sector and coal industry. The company CEO is Brent K. Bilsland. Hallador Energy Co is primarily a coal mining company with operations in Indiana, USA, and it is part of the electric power generation industry. The company also has equity interests in oil and gas exploration companies in both Indiana and Michigan.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The HNRG shares had a previous change of -2.74% which opened at 5.90 and closed at 5.68. It moved to an intraday high of 6.04 and a low of 5.60.

SeekingAlpha:  Hallador Energy Co (HNRG) CEO Brent Bilsland on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HNRG shares returned -0.35% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.63%. Over three months, it changed -7.06%. In one year it has changed 1.37% and within that year its 52-week high was 7.98 and its 52-week low was 5.45. HNRG stock is 4.22% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 6.47 and a 50 day moving average of 6.06. Right now, HNRG stock is trading -12.15% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Hallador Energy Co (HNRG) CEO Brent Bilsland on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The company has a market cap of $171.4m with 30.2m shares outstanding and a float of 27.8m shares. Trading volume was 64,088 shares and has experienced an average volume of 64,670 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Hallador Energy Company was 1.09 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 5.21. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.23, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 24.70. Historically, the PE high was 5.21 and the PE low was 5.21. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 1.20, which is a decrease of -78.90%.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.09
06-30-2018:  0
03-31-2018:  0.07
12-31-2017:  0.07

The dividend per share is currently 0.16, which is a dividend yield of 2.82%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 14.41, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 60.58%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 40.30% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 0, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.00.

I calculated the beta to be -0.35

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.56%, return on assets is 4.88%, profit margin is 9.63%, price-to-sales is 0.64 and price-to-book is 0.70.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 5  : Valuation Result
 2  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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