Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in shares of Luxfer Holdings (NYSE:LXFR) by 27.1% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 689,100 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 147,100 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned about 2.61% of Luxfer worth $10,888,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Luxfer during the third quarter valued at approximately $173,000. Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new position in shares of Luxfer during the fourth quarter worth $179,000. State Street Corp lifted its position in shares of Luxfer by 1.3% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 16,786 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $215,000 after purchasing an additional 222 shares in the last quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP lifted its position in shares of Luxfer by 114.5% during the fourth quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP now owns 14,010 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $221,000 after purchasing an additional 7,480 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Investors Research Corp acquired a new position in shares of Luxfer during the fourth quarter worth $228,000. 80.17% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
NYSE LXFR opened at $12.85 on Friday. Luxfer Holdings has a 52 week low of $10.85 and a 52 week high of $16.21. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 2.03. The firm has a market cap of $339.17, a PE ratio of 13.53 and a beta of 0.74.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Luxfer from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd.
Luxfer Company Profile
Luxfer Holdings PLC, a materials technology company, designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance materials, components, and high-pressure gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection, and specialty end-markets in Europe, North America, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Gas Cylinders and Elektron.
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