Robert Craig Owen Acquires 8,200 Shares of Rosehill Resources Inc (NASDAQ:ROSE) Stock

Rosehill Resources Inc (NASDAQ:ROSE) CFO Robert Craig Owen acquired 8,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $1.54 per share, for a total transaction of $12,628.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 778,356 shares in the company, valued at $1,198,668.24. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of NASDAQ ROSE remained flat at $$1.41 during mid-day trading on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 114,397 shares, compared to its average volume of 92,804. The firm has a market cap of $73.38 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.71 and a beta of 3.41. Rosehill Resources Inc has a 12 month low of $1.29 and a 12 month high of $8.75. The company has a quick ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 0.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.02. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $2.85 and a 200-day moving average price of $3.31.

Rosehill Resources (NASDAQ:ROSE) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 14th. The company reported $3.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $3.10. The company had revenue of $71.86 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $74.48 million. Rosehill Resources had a return on equity of 88.56% and a net margin of 7.70%. On average, analysts expect that Rosehill Resources Inc will post -0.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

ROSE has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Northland Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $8.00 price objective on shares of Rosehill Resources in a report on Monday, July 15th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Rosehill Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.90.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ROSE. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Rosehill Resources during the 4th quarter worth $34,000. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of Rosehill Resources during the 1st quarter worth $40,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP bought a new stake in shares of Rosehill Resources during the 2nd quarter worth $52,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp bought a new stake in shares of Rosehill Resources during the 4th quarter worth $63,000. Finally, Strs Ohio raised its stake in shares of Rosehill Resources by 90.1% during the 2nd quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 17,300 shares of the company’s stock worth $64,000 after purchasing an additional 8,200 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 10.53% of the company’s stock.

Rosehill Resources Company Profile

Rosehill Resources Inc, an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. As of December 31, 2018, its portfolio included 67 gross operated producing horizontal wells in the Northern Delaware Basin and 4 gross operated producing horizontal wells in the Southern Delaware Basin; and working interests in approximately 6,665 gross acres in the Northern Delaware Basin and 9,219 gross acres in the Southern Delaware Basin, as well as 513 gross operated and 53 non-operated potential horizontal drilling locations in the Northern and Southern Delaware Basin.

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