Shares of Rosehill Resources Inc (NASDAQ:ROSE) have received an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Brokers have set a one year consensus target price of $11.75 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.03) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Rosehill Resources an industry rank of 71 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

A number of research firms recently commented on ROSE. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Rosehill Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. Northland Securities began coverage on shares of Rosehill Resources in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $14.00 target price on the stock. Finally, B. Riley began coverage on shares of Rosehill Resources in a research report on Monday, February 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $9.50 target price on the stock.

Rosehill Resources (NASDAQ:ROSE) traded up $0.50 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $6.85. 48,952 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 36,063. The company has a current ratio of 0.30, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99. Rosehill Resources has a 1 year low of $5.52 and a 1 year high of $11.69.

Rosehill Resources (NASDAQ:ROSE) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter. research analysts forecast that Rosehill Resources will post 0.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Rosehill Resources news, major shareholder Geode Capital Master Fund Ltd. sold 3,757 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.77, for a total transaction of $36,705.89. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Harry Quarls acquired 3,961 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $9.02 per share, for a total transaction of $35,728.22. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 19,011 shares in the company, valued at approximately $171,479.22. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have acquired 17,398 shares of company stock worth $143,517 and have sold 119,470 shares worth $1,026,278. Company insiders own 1.40% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Rosehill Resources by 12.6% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 131,055 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,031,000 after purchasing an additional 14,619 shares during the last quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. purchased a new position in Rosehill Resources during the 3rd quarter worth $1,140,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Rosehill Resources by 10.2% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 147,808 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,162,000 after acquiring an additional 13,633 shares in the last quarter. 5.72% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About Rosehill Resources

Rosehill Resources Inc, formerly KLR Energy Acquisition Corp., is an oil and gas exploration company. The Company is focused on the Delaware Basin portion of the Permian Basin. It has nearly 5,000 net acres with approximately 80% held by production and drilling locations. Its drilling locations are located across ten distinct benches.

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