Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc (NYSE:HY) Chairman Alfred M. Et Al Rankin bought 3,159 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 11th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $53.84 per share, for a total transaction of $170,080.56. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
NYSE HY opened at $54.49 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $889.21 million, a PE ratio of 49.90 and a beta of 1.43. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc has a 1 year low of $43.26 and a 1 year high of $76.79. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $50.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a current ratio of 1.38 and a quick ratio of 0.69.
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (NYSE:HY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 30th. The industrial products company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $834.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $833.70 million. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling had a return on equity of 3.09% and a net margin of 0.72%. The firm’s revenue was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.90 earnings per share.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling in the first quarter valued at $118,000. Investors Research Corp bought a new position in shares of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling in the first quarter valued at $137,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its holdings in shares of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling by 201.4% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 2,327 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 1,555 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank bought a new position in shares of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling in the fourth quarter valued at $217,000. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY grew its position in Hyster-Yale Materials Handling by 401.3% during the 4th quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 3,479 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $216,000 after purchasing an additional 2,785 shares in the last quarter. 46.47% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
HY has been the topic of several research reports. TheStreet raised United States Lime & Minerals from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 20th. Sidoti cut Universal Electronics from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, June 3rd.
About Hyster-Yale Materials Handling
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc, through its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, and services a line of lift trucks, attachments, and aftermarket parts worldwide. It manufactures components, such as frames, masts, and transmissions; and assembles lift trucks. The company markets its products primarily under the Hyster and Yale brand names to independent Hyster and Yale retail dealerships.
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