Halcon Announces Dividend Declaration On Series A Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock

HOUSTON, TEXAS, May 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK) ("Halcón" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on shares of its 5.75% Series A Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock equal to accrued dividends for the three months ended May 31, 2014. 

Halcón will pay the dividend on June 2, 2014 to holders of record on May 15, 2014.  The dividend payments on all of the outstanding 5.75% Series A Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock will total approximately $5.0 million, and will be paid in shares of the Company's common stock having a fair market value (as determined under the certificate of designation governing such preferred stock) equal to the aggregate dividend amount.  Halcón will pay cash in lieu of issuing any fractional shares.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.  Forward-looking statements are based on current beliefs and expectations and involve certain assumptions or estimates that involve various risks and uncertainties, such as financial market conditions, changes in commodities prices and the other risks discussed in detail in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and other subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Readers should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which are made only as of the date hereof.  Halcón has no duty, and assumes no obligation, to update forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or changes in the Company's expectations.

About Halcón Resources

Halcón Resources Corporation is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and development of onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States.
CONTACT: Scott M. Zuehlke         VP, Investor Relations         Halcon Resources         (832) 538-0314

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