Hallador Energy Co. (NASDAQ:HNRG) traded up 4.9% during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $6.32 and last traded at $6.19, with a volume of 220,073 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.90.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hallador Energy from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hallador Energy in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th.

The firm has a market cap of $175.79 million and a P/E ratio of 9.51. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $4.98 and its 200-day moving average price is $4.76.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 29th were paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 27th.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Hallador Energy stock. Morgan Stanley raised its position in Hallador Energy Co. (NASDAQ:HNRG) by 63.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 263,016 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 102,297 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley owned approximately 0.91% of Hallador Energy worth $1,200,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Hallador Energy Company is an oil and gas exploration company focused on developing coal reserves in the Illinois Basin. The Company, through its subsidiary, Sunrise Coal, LLC, is engaged in coal mining in the state of Indiana serving the electric power generation industry. Its projects include Carlisle Mine, Ace in the Hole Mine, Oaktown 1 Mine, Oaktown 2 Mine and Bulldog Mine.

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