CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $27.19 and last traded at $27.28, with a volume of 366,563 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $26.84.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on CVI shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of CVR Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of CVR Energy from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th.

The company’s 50 day moving average is $22.17 and its 200 day moving average is $20.89. The stock has a market cap of $2.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 99.23 and a beta of 1.66.

CVR Energy (NYSE:CVI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.07. CVR Energy had a return on equity of 2.10% and a net margin of 0.44%. The company had revenue of $1.43 billion during the quarter. Equities research analysts forecast that CVR Energy Inc. will post $0.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Wellington Management Group LLP bought a new position in CVR Energy during the 1st quarter valued at about $1,148,000. Century Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in CVR Energy in the second quarter valued at about $1,376,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in CVR Energy by 83.3% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 57,144 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $1,243,000 after buying an additional 25,964 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in CVR Energy by 10.9% in the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 218,138 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $4,381,000 after buying an additional 21,420 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Breton Hill Capital Ltd. bought a new stake in CVR Energy during the second quarter worth about $728,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 99.52% of the company’s stock.

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About CVR Energy

CVR Energy, Inc (CVR Energy) is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing through its holdings in CVR Refining LP (CVR Refining or the Refining Partnership) and CVR Partners LP (CVR Partners or the Nitrogen Fertilizer Partnership). It operates under two business segments: petroleum (the petroleum and related businesses operated by the Refining Partnership) and nitrogen fertilizer (the nitrogen fertilizer business operated by the Nitrogen Fertilizer Partnership).

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