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LRR Energy (NYSE:LRE) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $18.66.

Shares of LRR Energy (NYSE:LRE) traded down 0.72% on Thursday, hitting $18.01. 35,450 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. LRR Energy has a 52 week low of $14.67 and a 52 week high of $20.11. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $18.20 and a 200-day moving average of $17.51. The company’s market cap is $494.4 million.

LRR Energy (NYSE:LRE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported ($0.27) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.57. The company had revenue of $30.68 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.96 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.78 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 57.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that LRR Energy will post $0.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.495 per share. This represents a $1.98 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.92%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 29th.

A number of research firms have recently commented on LRE. Analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded shares of LRR Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th. Separately, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of LRR Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $21.30 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at TheStreet downgraded shares of LRR Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 20th.

LRR Energy, L.P (NYSE:LRE) is a limited partnership formed by affiliates of Lime Rock Resources to operate, acquire, exploit and develop producing oil and natural gas properties in North America.

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