Shares of Miller Energy Resources Inc (NYSE:MILL) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $2.63 as of 3:56 p.m. ET, 20.1% above Monday's closing price of $2.19. Volume is at 267,495, 0.3 times the daily average of one million.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Miller Energy Resources Inc (NYSE: MILL) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $2.63 as of 3:56 p.m. ET, 20.1% above Monday's closing price of $2.19. Volume is at 267,495, 0.3 times the daily average of one million. Miller Energy has a market cap of $108 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 57.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Miller Energy Resources, Inc. engages in the exploration, production, and drilling of oil and natural gas resources in the United States. TheStreet Ratings rates Miller Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Miller Energy Ratings Report. See our top % gaining stocks list for other stocks that are soaring today, or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Interested in other stocks that are soaring? Get free SMS text alerts sent to you when the action happens by texting SOAR to 95370 or select from multiple alert options.
In trading on Tuesday, shares of Miller Energy Resources, Inc.'s 10.5% Series D Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock were yielding above the 17% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.625), with shares changing hands as low as $15.25 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 15.24% in the "Oil & Gas Exploration & Production" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.
The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 11/28/2014 settlement date, and Miller Energy Resources, Inc. is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 16.60 "days to cover" versus the median component at 6.85.