CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI) shot up 3.9% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $14.25 and last traded at $14.23, with a volume of 409,265 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $13.70.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on CVI shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of CVR Energy in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Simmons decreased their price target on shares of CVR Energy from $20.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 12th.

The firm has a market capitalization of $1.24 billion and a P/E ratio of 12.62. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $16.07 and a 200 day moving average of $23.28.

CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.30) by $0.11. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.63 EPS. The business earned $905.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $806.09 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 34.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that CVR Energy Inc. will post ($0.47) earnings per share for the current year.

A number of large investors have made changes to their positions in the company. Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its stake in shares of CVR Energy by 2,013.3% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 397,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,634,000 after buying an additional 378,500 shares in the last quarter. 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 during the period. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp boosted its position 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 period. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position 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 period. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP purchased a new position in CVR Energy during the fourth quarter worth $2,224,000.

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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