CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $14.67 and last traded at $15.22, with a volume of 529,299 shares. The stock had previously closed at $15.60.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “sell” rating on shares of CVR Energy in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Simmons lowered their target price on shares of CVR Energy from $20.00 to $17.00 in a report on Tuesday, April 12th.

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $18.26 and a 200-day moving average of $25.65. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion and a PE ratio of 12.81.

CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.11. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. The company had revenue of $905.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $806.09 million. The business’s revenue was down 34.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that CVR Energy Inc. will post $0.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of CVI. Herndon Capital Management LLC boosted its position in CVR Energy by 13.5% in the fourth quarter. Herndon Capital Management LLC now owns 27,828 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,095,000 after buying an additional 3,308 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in CVR Energy by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 29,554 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,163,000 after buying an additional 407 shares during the last quarter. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp raised its stake in CVR Energy by 74.9% in the fourth quarter. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp now owns 34,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,342,000 after buying an additional 14,600 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP acquired a new stake in CVR Energy during the fourth quarter worth about $2,224,000. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in CVR Energy by 9.3% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 120,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,742,000 after buying an additional 10,300 shares during the last quarter.

CVR Energy, Inc (CVR Energy) is a holding company. The Company engages in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing through its holdings in CVR Refining LP (CVR Refining or the Refining Partnership) and CVR Partners LP (CVR Partners or the Nitrogen Fertilizer Partnership). It operates under two business segments: petroleum (the petroleum and related businesses operated by the Refining Partnership) and nitrogen fertilizer (the nitrogen fertilizer business operated by the Nitrogen Fertilizer Partnership).

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