CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $14.20 and last traded at $14.27, with a volume of 389,016 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.64.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “sell” rating on shares of CVR Energy in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Simmons lowered their price target on shares of CVR Energy from $20.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th.

The stock has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion and a P/E ratio of 12.47. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $17.39 and its 200-day moving average price is $24.82.

CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported ($0.19) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.11. The firm earned $905.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $806.09 million. The company’s revenue was down 34.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.63 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that CVR Energy Inc. will post ($0.21) EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Herndon Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in CVR Energy by 13.5% in the fourth quarter. Herndon Capital Management LLC now owns 27,828 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,095,000 after buying an additional 3,308 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted 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 valued at $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 boosted 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 valued at $1,342,000 after buying an additional 14,600 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP purchased a new stake in CVR Energy during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $2,224,000. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System boosted 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 valued at $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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