HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC) CAO John W. Gann, Jr. sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Saturday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.96, for a total transaction of $83,920.00. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 35,705 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,498,181.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

HollyFrontier Corp (HFC) traded down $0.26 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $52.25. 2,939,564 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,118,290. The company has a current ratio of 2.00, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The company has a market capitalization of $9,260.00, a PE ratio of 27.50, a PEG ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 1.30. HollyFrontier Corp has a 12-month low of $23.46 and a 12-month high of $53.21.

HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The oil and gas company reported $1.14 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.25. The firm had revenue of $3.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.24 billion. HollyFrontier had a net margin of 2.55% and a return on equity of 5.18%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 30.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.42 earnings per share. research analysts forecast that HollyFrontier Corp will post 2.38 earnings per share for the current year.

HFC has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of HollyFrontier in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Scotiabank raised shares of HollyFrontier from an “outperform” rating to a “focus stock” rating and increased their target price for the company from $33.00 to $39.00 in a research note on Saturday, September 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of HollyFrontier from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Bank of America downgraded shares of HollyFrontier from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of HollyFrontier from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $42.71.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its holdings in shares of HollyFrontier by 6.3% in the second quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 3,994 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 235 shares during the last quarter. FNY Managed Accounts LLC bought a new position in shares of HollyFrontier in the third quarter worth about $163,000. Country Club Trust Company n.a. bought a new position in shares of HollyFrontier in the fourth quarter worth about $266,000. ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc. bought a new position in shares of HollyFrontier in the third quarter worth about $216,000. Finally, Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of HollyFrontier in the third quarter worth about $220,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.21% of the company’s stock.

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HollyFrontier Company Profile

HollyFrontier Corporation is an independent petroleum refiner. The Company produces various light products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, specialty lubricant products, and specialty and modified asphalt. It segments include Refining and Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (HEP). The Refining segment includes the operations of the Company’s El Dorado, Kansas (the El Dorado Refinery); refinery facilities located in Tulsa, Oklahoma (collectively, the Tulsa Refineries); a refinery in Artesia, New Mexico that is operated in conjunction with crude oil distillation and vacuum distillation and other facilities situated 65 miles away in Lovington, New Mexico (collectively, the Navajo Refinery); refinery located in Cheyenne, Wyoming (the Cheyenne Refinery); a refinery in Woods Cross, Utah (the Woods Cross Refinery), and HollyFrontier Asphalt Company (HFC Asphalt).

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