ConturaEnergyInc . (NASDAQ:CTRA)’s share price fell 9.3% on Monday . The company traded as low as $6.03 and last traded at $6.05, 504,256 shares were traded during trading. An increase of 142% from the average session volume of 208,049 shares. The stock had previously closed at $6.67.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on CTRA. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price on shares of ConturaEnergyInc . in a research report on Friday, November 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of ConturaEnergyInc . from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 8th.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $18.17 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $34.96.

ConturaEnergyInc . (NASDAQ:CTRA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 14th. The company reported ($2.29) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by ($2.77). The firm had revenue of $525.86 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $586.30 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.35 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.4% on a year-over-year basis.

In related news, major shareholder Whitebox Advisors Llc sold 500,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.99, for a total value of $16,495,000.00. Also, major shareholder Davidson Kempner Partners sold 73,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.55, for a total transaction of $551,150.00. Over the last three months, insiders have bought 23,000 shares of company stock valued at $170,625 and have sold 577,150 shares valued at $17,167,135.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in ConturaEnergyInc . in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $54,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank bought a new position in ConturaEnergyInc . in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $65,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA bought a new position in ConturaEnergyInc . in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $70,000. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in ConturaEnergyInc . in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $82,000. Finally, Meeder Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in ConturaEnergyInc . in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $103,000.

About ConturaEnergyInc . (NASDAQ:CTRA)

Contura Energy, Inc extracts, processes, and markets steam and metallurgical coal to electric utilities, steel and coke producers, and industrial customers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Central Appalachia Operations, Northern Appalachia Operations, and Trading and Logistics.

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