Hi-Crush Partners LP (HCLP): What Is The Path Ahead?

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Mon 18 Feb (In 43 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.14 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.29 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 24.10%, a profit margin of 22.80% and a gross margin of 30.10%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP). Most recently, on December 19th, 2018, Cantor Fitzgerald Downgrade a Underweight rating. Before that, on October 17th, 2018, Jefferies Downgrade to Underperform. Johnson Rice Downgrade a Hold rating on October 3rd, 2018, Credit Suisse Downgrade an Neutral rating on October 3rd, 2018, and Raymond James Downgrade a Mkt Perform rating on September 27th, 2018.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 102.26M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 443.81M. In the last trading day, 1,504,496 shares of Hi-Crush Partners LP were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 2.23M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $0.93 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +18.90% and a moving average of 4.00. In the past 20 days, its price changed by -$1.06 (which is -19.63%) and the stock’s moving average was 4.07. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of HCLP changed by -$3.96 (which is -47.71%) and demonstrated a moving average of 5.75.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 52.74%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 52.74% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 40.30%. Using a similar metric, Hi-Crush Partners LP (HCLP) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 48.36% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 43.82% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 30.18%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.54 over the past 9 days, 0.47 over the past two weeks, and 0.18 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $4.34 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $16.65 and a low of $3.19. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP purchased more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 1,342,680 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 789,611 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP now held 1.33% stake in Hi-Crush Partners LP (HCLP)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP) experienced a high price of $4.45 and low point of $4.11. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 4.34 per share, following a gain of $0.25, or 8.23% during the full day.