Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in LiqTech International Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:LIQT) by 18.0% during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 557,444 shares of the industrial goods maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 84,929 shares during the quarter. LiqTech International comprises 0.9% of Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 27th biggest holding. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC’s holdings in LiqTech International were worth $4,404,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new position in shares of LiqTech International during the second quarter valued at approximately $31,000. Jane Street Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of LiqTech International during the second quarter valued at approximately $121,000. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC lifted its stake in shares of LiqTech International by 10.1% during the third quarter. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC now owns 157,201 shares of the industrial goods maker’s stock valued at $1,242,000 after buying an additional 14,425 shares during the period. Cadence Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of LiqTech International during the third quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Finally, Granite Investment Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of LiqTech International during the second quarter valued at approximately $228,000.
In related news, CFO Claus Toftegaard purchased 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 26th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $10,000.00 per share, with a total value of $15,000,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 1,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $15,000,000. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
LiqTech International (NYSEAMERICAN:LIQT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 14th. The industrial goods maker reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.01. The company had revenue of $9.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.36 million.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on LIQT. B. Riley set a $12.00 price objective on shares of LiqTech International and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 26th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of LiqTech International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Stephens began coverage on shares of LiqTech International in a research note on Monday, July 8th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $13.00 price objective on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $11.70.
LiqTech International Profile
LiqTech International, Inc, a clean technology company, provides technologies for gas and liquid purification by manufacturing ceramic silicon carbide filters. The company manufactures and sells ceramic silicon carbide membranes and systems for liquid filtration under the LiqTech, Cometas, and Provital brand names, which are used for the filtration of produced water, pre-filtration of reverse osmosis drinking water, industrial applications, producing clean drinking water, and pool and spa water, as well as marine scrubber bleed water.
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