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HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC)went up by 0.11% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $62.77 and move down -19.88%, while HFC stocks collected -0.44% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 11/18/19 that HollyFrontier Corporation Announces New Growth Opportunity and Shareholder Return Initiatives

HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) Worth an Investment?

HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.53 times of increase in earnings at the present.

HFC Market Performance

HFC stocks went down by -0.44% for the week, with the monthly drop of -5.74% and a quarterly performance of 14.77%, while its annual performance rate touched -16.00%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.52% for HFC stocks with the simple moving average of 6.54% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HFC stocks, with BofA/Merrill repeating the rating for HFC shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for HFC socks in the upcoming period according to BofA/Merrill is $120 based on the research report published on April 29, 2019.

Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HFC stock at the price of $45, previously predicting the value of $53. The rating they have provided for HFC stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on April 16, 2019.

Morgan Stanley gave “Equal-Weight” rating to HFC stocks, setting the target price at $65 in the report published on February 12, 2019.

HFC Stocks -2.79% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HFC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, HollyFrontier Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -16.58% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.99%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.31%, while the shares sank at the distance of -5.88% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +2.15% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, HFC went down by -0.44%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -7.29% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $54.68. In addition, HollyFrontier Corporation saw 2.43% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

HFC Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC), starting from Creery Thomas G, who sold 5,000 shares at the price of $57.50 back on Oct 25. After this action, Rushing now owns 90,004 shares of HollyFrontier Corporation, valued at $287,500 with the latest closing price.

MYERS FRANKLIN, the Director of HollyFrontier Corporation, bought 2,500 shares at the value of $49.72 during a trade that took place back on Aug 05, which means that MYERS FRANKLIN is holding 24,989 shares at the value of $124,300 based on the most recent closing price.

HFC Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +9.13 for the present operating margin and +10.74 for gross margin. The net margin for HollyFrontier Corporation stands at +6.18. Total capital return value is set at 18.73, while invested capital returns managed to touch 13.51. Equity return holds the value 14.20%, with 7.20% for asset returns.

Based on HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC), the company’s capital structure generated 40.75 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 28.95. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 21.80 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 11.89 and long-term debt to capital is 40.75.

EBITDA value lies at +543.48 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.17. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.61 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.22. The receivables turnover for HollyFrontier Corporation is 24.10 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.62. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.82.