The Houston-based Harvest Natural Resources, Inc (NYSE:HNR) stock moved up to the highest level since shares started trading in 1989 after company decided to divest oil assets in Venezuela.
Harvest Natural Resources reported in a statement on Friday that Harvest would vend its 32% stake in Petrodelta SA, a joint venture with Petroleos de Venezuela SA, to Indonesia’s state-owned oil corporation PT Pertamina in a $725 million cash deal. The contract price is four times higher than the corporation’s market value on Friday.
First Capital Alliance LLC senior analyst in Chicago Patrick Goff reported in a telephone interview on Friday that the agreement was worth almost $14 per share if uses the simple math of the net proceeds to the corporation after they pay taxes and transaction costs, and the corporation still has assets in Gabon in western Africa which are valued more than $5 per share.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Houston American Energy Corporation (NYSEAMEX:HUSA) increased +3.52% to settle at $1.47, BPZ Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BPZ) moved up +11.16% to end at $2.39 while Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) jumped +2.26% to finish on Friday at $61.93.
Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:HNR) on June 22, 2012 increased +86.89% to the closing price of $9.12. The overall volume in the last trading session was 10.24 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $4.85-$14.21. The total market capitalization remained $340.77 million.
HNR is ahead its 52 week low with +88.04% and going forward from its 52 week high price with -35.82%. HNR last month stock price volatility remained 7.06%. In its share capital HNR has 37.37 million outstanding shares among them 35.68 million shares have been floated in market exchange. HNR stock institutional ownership remained 74.78% while insider ownership included 4.12%.
The stock price of HNR is moving forward from its 20 days moving average with +65.55% and remote positively from 50 days moving average with +55.95%. HNR current year earnings per share experienced an addition with -501.68% while its current quarter performance remained +22.25%. Company’s beta coefficient included 1.95. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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