FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 334,295 shares, a decrease of 40.1% from the October 31st total of 558,532 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 45,505 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.3 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company’s stock are short sold.

Separately, TheStreet raised FutureFuel from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th.

Shares of FutureFuel (NYSE FF) opened at $15.01 on Friday. FutureFuel has a twelve month low of $12.68 and a twelve month high of $16.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $675.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.33 and a beta of 1.77.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. lifted its position in shares of FutureFuel by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 27,616 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $417,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund grew its holdings in FutureFuel by 0.9% during the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 16,610 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $251,000 after acquiring an additional 149 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in FutureFuel by 0.6% during the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 47,172 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $712,000 after purchasing an additional 288 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in FutureFuel by 0.5% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 87,810 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $1,326,000 after purchasing an additional 437 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc lifted its position in shares of FutureFuel by 2.0% in the first quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 38,433 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $545,000 after acquiring an additional 758 shares in the last quarter. 44.67% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About FutureFuel

FutureFuel Corp. is the holding company of FutureFuel Chemical Company. FutureFuel Chemical Company manufactures diversified chemical products, bio-based products consisting of biofuels, and bio-based specialty chemical products. FutureFuel Chemical Company conducts its operations through two segments: chemicals and biofuels.

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