Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE:HUSA) is now up 135.15% compared to a 12-month low of $0.16. We have seen the price to move -5.68% lower and get settled at $0.38 on 12/06/2017. At recent session, it appeared stuck in a range of $0.37 to $0.4. This company shares are -100% up from its target price of $0 and the current market capitalization stands at $21.62M. The recent change has given its price a -10.41% deficit over SMA 50 and -63.81% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -13.62% declines, -17.48% declines and -53.66% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found HUSA’s volatility during a week at 7.63% and during a month it has been found around 8.81%.Houston American Energy Corp. (HUSA) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $1 million or 3.7% in HUSA stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Benchmark Capital Advisors owns $632 thousand in Houston American Energy Corp., which represents roughly 2.92% of the company’s market cap and approximately 63.2% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Citadel Advisors Llc, which owns 168,588 shares of the stock are valued at $68 thousand. The third largest holder is Geode Capital Management, Llc, which currently holds $55 thousand worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 0.25% of its market capitalization.
At the end of 09/30/2017 reporting period, 5 institutional holders increased their position in Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE:HUSA) by some 179,310 shares, 7 decreased positions by 148,730 and 5 held positions by 1,775,780. That puts total institutional holdings at 2,103,820 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 2 new institutional investments totaling 13,620 shares while 3 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 59,693 shares.Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE:HUSA) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Houston American Energy Corp. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Grimes R. Keith has acquired 30,000 shares of Houston American Energy Corp. (HUSA) in trading session dated Sep. 02, 2016. These shares are worth $6,000 and were traded at $0.2 each. The SEC filing shows that Boylan John P performed a sale of 1,200 shares. The Chairman, CEO and President disposed these shares by way of transaction on Jun. 24, 2015. The company’s shares were given away at $0.19 per share worth to an income of some $228 on account of Boylan John P.
Director, Boylan John P, purchased 41,000 common shares of Houston American Energy Corp. (HUSA) in the open market. In a transaction dated Dec. 01, 2014, the shares were bought at an average price of $0.21, giving away a sum of $8,610. After this purchase, 169,303 common shares of HUSA are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $64,335.
In the transaction dated May. 22, 2013, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the President and CEO, 10% Owner; Terwilliger John F added a total of 395,280 shares at an average price of $0.25, amounting to approximately $98,820. The insider now directly owns 8,394,252 shares worth $3,189,816.