Trading was light with 430 shares changing hands in the last trading session. Overall, volume was down 99.25% under the stocks normal daily volume.
Traders are more bullish lately as shown by the fall in short interest. The company realized a fall in short interest of -54.50% as of October 13, 2017 from the last reporting period. Short shares fell from 139,418 to 63,430 over that period. Days to cover decreased 0.0 to 1.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.00% on October 13.
A few notable investment firms have updated their holdings. As of quarter end Ubs Group Ag had acquired a total of 10,602 shares growing its holdings by 694.3%. The value in dollars went from $3,000 to $22,000 a change of 633.3% quarter over quarter. Capital Investment Advisors, LLC divested its position by shedding 3,479 shares a decrease of 11.5%. Capital Investment Advisors, LLC controls 26,776 shares with a value of $50,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 7.4%.
Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc added to its ownership by buying 1 shares an increase of 1.0% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc currently owns 105 shares valued at $0. The value of the position overall is down by nan%. Goodwin Daniel L expanded its stake by buying 7,510 shares an increase of 214.6% as of 09/30/2017. Goodwin Daniel L claims 11,010 shares worth $20,000. The total value of its holdings increased 233.3%.
The company is now unchanged since yesterday’s close of $1.60. Hugoton Royalty Trust also announced a dividend for shareholders to be paid on Tuesday the 14th of November 2017. The dividend payment will be $0.028 per share for the quarter or $0.11 annualized. The dividend yield will be $7.01. The ex-dividend date is Monday the 30th of October 2017.
Shares of the company are trading at $1.60 which is a tad under $1.72, the stock’s 50 day moving average and quite a bit below the 200 day moving average of $1.81. The 50 day moving average was down $-0.12 or -6.90% whereas the 200 day average was down by -11.36%.
The most current P/E ratio is 13.11 and the market cap of the company is 64.00M.
Hugoton Royalty Trust, incorporated in 1998, is an express trust. The Company is created pursuant to the Hugoton Royalty Trust Indenture between XTO Energy Inc., as grantor, and NationsBank, N.A., as trustee. Southwest Bank is now the trustee of the trust of the Company. XTO Energy is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation. Its properties are gas-producing properties located in the Hugoton area of Oklahoma and Kansas, the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma and the Green River Basin of Wyoming. XTO Energy operates approximately 95% of the properties..