This has always been a pretty volatile stock. There are only 13m shares outstanding, and there is a large chunk owned by Yorktown, with a few other institutions like Kayne Anderson that own chunks as well, making the float quite a bit less than 13m. To top it off, Yorktown is a seller over time. Also, while the company's growth prospects are quite significant and quite easily apparent to you and me, they are not obvious to the casual observer, which is 99.999% of the people out there. If you add up those factors it is understandable that there is volatility. The key is to always remember that volatility is your friend, because it allows you to make money so you don't have to get a real job.