NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH) shares were down 3.5% on Friday . The stock traded as low as $23.31 and last traded at $23.75, with a volume of 64,879 shares. The stock had previously closed at $24.62.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NuStar GP Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Barclays PLC assumed coverage on shares of NuStar GP Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, April 13th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of NuStar GP Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company. NuStar GP Holdings has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $28.60.

The stock has a market cap of $1.04 billion and a PE ratio of 16.82. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $24.40 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.84.

NuStar GP Holdings (NYSE:NSH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. Equities research analysts forecast that NuStar GP Holdings, LLC will post $1.53 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 16th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 9th will be given a $0.545 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 5th. This represents a $2.18 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.04%.

In related news, Director William E. Greehey purchased 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 29th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $25.15 per share, for a total transaction of $1,006,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 8,569,215 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $215,515,757.25. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in NuStar GP Holdings stock. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC increased its position in NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH) by 42.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 74,296 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 22,043 shares during the period. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC owned about 0.17% of NuStar GP Holdings worth $1,571,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

NuStar GP Holdings, LLC holds interests in NuStar Energy L.P. (NuStar Energy). NuStar Energy is engaged in the transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia, the terminalling and storage of petroleum products, and the marketing of petroleum products. NuStar Energy has terminal and storage facilities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, including St.

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