Wall Street brokerages predict that Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PARR) will announce $0.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Par Pacific Holdings’ earnings. Par Pacific Holdings posted earnings per share of ($0.85) during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 112.9%. The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, August 14th.

On average, analysts expect that Par Pacific Holdings will report full year earnings of $0.45 per share for the current financial year. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Par Pacific Holdings.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on PARR shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Par Pacific Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 2nd. Mizuho reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 target price (up previously from $20.00) on shares of Par Pacific Holdings in a research note on Saturday, March 11th.

Par Pacific Holdings (NASDAQ:PARR) traded up 1.032% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $17.529. The company had a trading volume of 40,028 shares. The stock has a market cap of $802.65 million and a PE ratio of 2504.143. Par Pacific Holdings has a 52-week low of $12.18 and a 52-week high of $17.53. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $16.78 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.57.

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In other Par Pacific Holdings news, insider William Pate purchased 15,000 shares of Par Pacific Holdings stock in a transaction on Friday, May 26th. The shares were bought at an average price of $16.83 per share, with a total value of $252,450.00. Following the purchase, the insider now directly owns 123,111 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,071,958.13. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Whitebox Advisors Llc sold 235,674 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.89, for a total value of $3,980,533.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Chai Trust Co. LLC acquired a new position in shares of Par Pacific Holdings during the fourth quarter worth $189,695,000. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Par Pacific Holdings by 15.0% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 812,996 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,819,000 after buying an additional 105,774 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of Par Pacific Holdings by 171.2% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 355,300 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,166,000 after buying an additional 224,300 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Par Pacific Holdings by 13.9% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 329,159 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,786,000 after buying an additional 40,057 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al raised its position in shares of Par Pacific Holdings by 450.1% in the fourth quarter. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al now owns 137,530 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,000,000 after buying an additional 112,530 shares in the last quarter.

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