Shares of EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP) shot up 12.2% on Friday . The stock traded as high as $0.82 and last traded at $0.90. 1,673,049 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 556% from the average session volume of 254,845 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.80.

The company has a current ratio of 1.19, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in EV Energy Partners stock. Morgan Stanley raised its holdings in shares of EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP) by 422.8% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,429,391 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,155,996 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley owned approximately 2.90% of EV Energy Partners worth $2,115,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 8.80% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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EV Energy Partners Company Profile

EV Energy Partners, L.P. is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas properties and all of its operations are located in the United States. The Company’s oil and natural gas properties are located in the Appalachian Basin, which includes the Utica Shale; the San Juan Basin; Michigan; Central Texas, which includes the Austin Chalk area; the Mid-Continent areas in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas and Louisiana; the Monroe Field in Northern Louisiana, and the Permian Basin.

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