Colony Group LLC increased its holdings in VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 144,191 shares of the medical research company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,835 shares during the quarter. Colony Group LLC owned approximately 0.11% of VWR Corporation worth $4,760,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in VWR Corporation by 4,641.8% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,072,333 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $114,840,000 after acquiring an additional 3,986,452 shares during the last quarter. Earnest Partners LLC boosted its position in VWR Corporation by 116.8% during the first quarter. Earnest Partners LLC now owns 1,797,102 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $50,678,000 after acquiring an additional 968,313 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its position in VWR Corporation by 39.4% during the first quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 1,933,570 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $54,527,000 after acquiring an additional 546,246 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in VWR Corporation by 5.3% during the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 6,827,046 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $192,523,000 after acquiring an additional 345,117 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Endurant Capital Management LP bought a new stake in VWR Corporation during the first quarter valued at $7,233,000.
VWR has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine cut shares of VWR Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of VWR Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of VWR Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. VWR Corporation has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $31.67.
VWR Corporation (VWR) traded up 0.03% during trading on Friday, hitting $33.10. 415,189 shares of the stock were exchanged. VWR Corporation has a 52 week low of $24.42 and a 52 week high of $37.25. The stock has a market cap of $4.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.65 and a beta of 1.18. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $33.11 and a 200-day moving average of $32.08.
VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The medical research company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by $0.04. VWR Corporation had a net margin of 3.12% and a return on equity of 15.54%. The firm had revenue of $1.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.42 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that VWR Corporation will post $1.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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VWR Corporation Profile
VWR Corporation is a provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. The Company offers a portfolio of branded and private label laboratory products, services and solutions to the life science, general research and applied markets. The Company operates in two segments: Americas and EMEA-APAC.
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