New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its holdings in shares of AXA Equitable Holdings Inc (NYSE:EQH) by 30.2% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 350,900 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 81,300 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned about 0.06% of AXA Equitable worth $5,835,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. LS Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of AXA Equitable during the 4th quarter worth $87,000. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new position in shares of AXA Equitable during the 3rd quarter worth $131,000. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its holdings in shares of AXA Equitable by 42.1% during the 4th quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 7,219 shares of the company’s stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 2,138 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of AXA Equitable by 64.0% during the 4th quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 7,416 shares of the company’s stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 2,895 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of AXA Equitable during the 4th quarter worth $166,000. 38.38% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
Shares of EQH opened at $20.54 on Friday. AXA Equitable Holdings Inc has a 12-month low of $14.72 and a 12-month high of $23.21. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.50 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.28.
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised AXA Equitable from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 31st. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of AXA Equitable in a report on Thursday, February 28th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.85.
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About AXA Equitable
AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc provides various financial services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Individual Retirement, Group Retirement, Investment Management and Research, and Protection Solutions. The Individual Retirement segment offers a suite of variable annuity products, which are primarily sold to affluent and high net worth individuals.
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