S&W Seed Co. (NASDAQ:SANW) EVP Matthew K. Szot sold 51,100 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.10, for a total transaction of $260,610.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 52,646 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $268,494.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
S&W Seed Co. (NASDAQ:SANW) opened at 4.95 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $4.88 and its 200-day moving average is $4.54. The stock has a market capitalization of $84.98 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 247.50 and a beta of -0.47. S&W Seed Co. has a 52-week low of $3.90 and a 52-week high of $5.16.
S&W Seed Co. (NASDAQ:SANW) last released its earnings results on Thursday, September 15th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.02. The company earned $34.60 million during the quarter. S&W Seed Co. had a return on equity of 0.67% and a net margin of 0.38%. The business’s revenue was up 20.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.05 earnings per share. Analysts predict that S&W Seed Co. will post $0.12 earnings per share for the current year.
Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Price Michael F increased its position in shares of S&W Seed Co. by 25.8% in the first quarter. Price Michael F now owns 3,113,423 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,014,000 after buying an additional 638,701 shares in the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of S&W Seed Co. by 13.8% in the first quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 744,296 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,111,000 after buying an additional 90,360 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of S&W Seed Co. by 3.1% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 458,344 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,999,000 after buying an additional 13,831 shares in the last quarter. SG Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of S&W Seed Co. by 0.7% in the second quarter. SG Capital Management LLC now owns 143,346 shares of the company’s stock worth $625,000 after buying an additional 961 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cove Street Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of S&W Seed Co. during the second quarter worth approximately $457,000. 60.03% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Separately, Roth Capital set a $8.00 price objective on shares of S&W Seed Co. and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th.
About S&W Seed Co.
S&W Seed Company is a producer and distributor of alfalfa seed around the world. The Company’s alfalfa seed business encompasses the production, breeding and sale of non-dormant and dormant conventional varieties, and the potential for production and sale of genetically modified organism (GMO) varieties.
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