Evolution Petroleum (NYSEAMERICAN:EPM) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits Expectations

Evolution Petroleum (NYSEAMERICAN:EPMGet Free Report) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The energy company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.06, Yahoo Finance reports. Evolution Petroleum had a net margin of 27.40% and a return on equity of 38.18%. The business had revenue of $18.17 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $21.65 million.

Evolution Petroleum Price Performance

Evolution Petroleum stock opened at $6.92 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $7.38. Evolution Petroleum has a 1 year low of $5.39 and a 1 year high of $10.11. The firm has a market capitalization of $230.23 million, a P/E ratio of 6.93 and a beta of 0.98.

Evolution Petroleum Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 22nd will be paid a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 21st. Evolution Petroleum’s dividend payout ratio is currently 46.15%.

Institutional Trading of Evolution Petroleum

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in EPM. California State Teachers Retirement System acquired a new stake in shares of Evolution Petroleum during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $85,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in shares of Evolution Petroleum by 199.9% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 15,209 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $83,000 after purchasing an additional 10,138 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans purchased a new stake in Evolution Petroleum in the 1st quarter worth about $73,000. LPL Financial LLC purchased a new stake in Evolution Petroleum in the 2nd quarter worth about $61,000. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Evolution Petroleum in the 1st quarter worth about $55,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.68% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Evolution Petroleum in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. They set a “hold” rating for the company.

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Evolution Petroleum Company Profile

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Evolution Petroleum Corporation, an energy company, engages in the development, production, ownership, and exploitation of onshore oil and gas properties in the United States. The company holds interests in a CO2 enhanced oil recovery project in Louisiana's Delhi field. Its Delhi Holt-Bryant Unit covers an area of 13,636 acres located in Northeast Louisiana.

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