Hollyfrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

February 13, 2018 - By Louis Casey

 Hollyfrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 39 investors sold HollyFrontier Corporation shares while 113 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 143.35 million shares or 0.18% more from 143.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Sterling Cap Lc accumulated 0.03% or 102,970 shares. 32,022 were reported by Jane Street Gp Limited. Amp Ltd invested in 109,929 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, Monarch Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 0.64% invested in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC). Jpmorgan Chase invested in 626,399 shares or 0% of the stock. Rfg Advisory Gru Lc has invested 0.25% of its portfolio in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC). Ledyard Bank reported 2,565 shares stake. Savings Bank Of America Corporation De holds 626,934 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) for 10,618 shares. Franklin Resource reported 271,100 shares. 53 were reported by Manchester Ltd Liability Co. Grp Inc reported 370,124 shares. Mutual Of America Management Limited Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 143,755 shares. 300 are owned by Oakworth Capital Incorporated. Bluemountain Mgmt Ltd invested 0.07% of its portfolio in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC).

Since November 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $789,458 activity. 13,000 shares valued at $546,580 were sold by Gann John W Jr on Monday, November 6.

The stock of Hollyfrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) registered a decrease of 7.48% in short interest. HFC’s total short interest was 12.75 million shares in February as published by FINRA. Its down 7.48% from 13.78 million shares, reported previously. With 2.63 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their HFC’s short positions. The short interest to Hollyfrontier Corporation’s float is 7.28%.

The stock increased 0.47% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $44.94. About 161,525 shares traded. HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) has declined 4.11% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.81% the S&P500.

HollyFrontier Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refiner in the United States. The company has market cap of $7.88 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Refining and HEP. It has a 23.63 P/E ratio. It primarily produces high-value refined products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, specialty lubricant products, and specialty and modified asphalt.

HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 20 analysts covering HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC), 7 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. HollyFrontier had 68 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Sunday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) earned “Sector Perform” rating by Howard Weil on Tuesday, December 15. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 24 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 16 with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, September 4. The company was downgraded on Friday, December 8 by Bank of America. The rating was upgraded by Scotia Capital on Thursday, August 6 to “Sector Perform”. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, April 11 report. The stock has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, October 6. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, February 27 by Tudor Pickering.

Another recent and important HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “HollyFrontier: The Growth Continues” on January 24, 2018.

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