Hugoton Royalty Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (HGT)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hugoton Royalty (NYSE: HGT) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $6.47, below its previous 52-week low of $6.48 with 251,210 shares traded as of 12:09 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 540,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Hugoton Royalty has a market cap of $260 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 64.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Hugoton Royalty Trust operates as an express trust in the United States. The company holds an 80% net profits interests in certain natural gas producing working interest properties of XTO Energy Inc. XTO Energy Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.2, below the average energy industry P/E ratio of 4.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hugoton Royalty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Hugoton Royalty Ratings Report.

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