Hallador Energy Company trades as part of the basic materials sector and is part of the 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 3.64% which opened at 5.56 and closed at 5.70. It moved to an intraday high of 5.71 and a low of 5.49.

SeekingAlpha:  Hallador Energy Company (HNRG) CEO Brent Bilsland on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HNRG shares returned 0.18% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 13.10%. Over three months, it changed 9.02%. In one year it has changed -23.60% and within that year its 52 week high was 7.98 and its 52 week low was 4.75. HNRG stock is 20.00% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 5.56 and a 50 day moving average of 5.29. Right now, HNRG stock is trading 2.47% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The company has a market cap of $172.4m with 30.2m shares outstanding and a float of 27.7m shares. Trading volume was 39,407 shares and has experienced an average volume of 96,155 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 0.25 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 22.80. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.06. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.25 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 0.41).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1st Qtr 2019 Reported 05-06-2019: 0.23
4th Qtr 2018 Reported 03-11-2019: 0.09
3rd Qtr 2018 Reported 11-05-2018: 0.09
2nd Qtr 2018 Reported 08-06-2018: 0.00
1st Qtr 2018 Reported 05-07-2018: 0.07

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 11.61, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 50.91%.

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Hallador Energy Company; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 12.40% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 62.30% of institutional ownership.

The beta was calculated to be -0.16.

SeekingAlpha:  Hallador Energy reports increased Q1 sales and coal volume

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 2.49%, profit margin is 4.05%, price-to-sales is 0.54 and price-to-book is 0.64.

Company Score Card:

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

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