VOC Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 41,500 shares, a growth of 14.3% from the May 30th total of 36,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 53,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.8 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company’s shares are sold short.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Vermillion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 15th.
A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in VOC Energy Trust stock. Cavalier Investments LLC bought a new stake in shares of VOC Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 15,379 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $88,000. Cavalier Investments LLC owned 0.09% of VOC Energy Trust as of its most recent SEC filing. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 16.10% of the company’s stock.
VOC Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. VOC Energy Trust had a return on equity of 17.87% and a net margin of 93.68%. The business had revenue of $2.61 million for the quarter.
About VOC Energy Trust
VOC Energy Trust acquires and holds a term net profits interest of the net proceeds from production and sale of the interests in oil and natural gas properties in the states of Kansas and Texas. The company has a 80% term net profits interest of the net proceeds on the underlying properties. As of December 31, 2017, its underlying properties had interests in 492.5 net producing wells and 55,736.9 net acres; and had proved reserves of approximately 3.4 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBoe) attributable to the portion of the Kansas underlying properties, and approximately 4.6 MMBoe attributable to the Texas underlying properties.
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