Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 50,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.37, for a total transaction of $1,175,511.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 3,902,276 shares in the company, valued at approximately $91,196,190.12. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Gmt Capital Corp also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, August 1st, Gmt Capital Corp sold 20,800 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.74, for a total transaction of $472,992.00.
  • On Wednesday, July 26th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 1,700 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.38, for a total transaction of $39,746.00.
  • On Wednesday, July 19th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 16,422 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.58, for a total transaction of $387,230.76.
  • On Tuesday, July 18th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 14,178 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.37, for a total transaction of $331,339.86.
  • On Monday, July 17th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 16,200 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.87, for a total transaction of $386,694.00.
  • On Monday, July 10th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 52,000 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.86, for a total value of $1,240,720.00.
  • On Friday, July 7th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 1,527 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.38, for a total value of $35,701.26.
  • On Thursday, July 6th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 15,179 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.33, for a total value of $354,126.07.
  • On Wednesday, July 5th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 30,669 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.53, for a total value of $721,641.57.
  • On Monday, July 3rd, Gmt Capital Corp sold 30,669 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.53, for a total value of $721,641.57.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) traded up 5.47% on Friday, hitting $23.71. 251,391 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $23.36 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.12. Lyon William Homes has a one year low of $15.21 and a one year high of $24.51. The firm has a market cap of $757.18 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.33 and a beta of 1.76.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The construction company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.05. Lyon William Homes had a net margin of 2.90% and a return on equity of 7.35%. The company had revenue of $258.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $261.40 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.24 earnings per share. Lyon William Homes’s quarterly revenue was down 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Lyon William Homes will post $2.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Lyon William Homes by 21.0% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,269,188 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $46,791,000 after buying an additional 393,633 shares in the last quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Lyon William Homes by 17.3% in the first quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC now owns 2,045,510 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $42,178,000 after buying an additional 302,280 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in shares of Lyon William Homes by 3.3% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,491,181 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $30,748,000 after buying an additional 47,470 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Lyon William Homes by 40.6% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,223,152 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $25,221,000 after buying an additional 353,435 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in shares of Lyon William Homes by 21.7% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,206,476 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $24,878,000 after buying an additional 215,105 shares in the last quarter.

WLH has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Lyon William Homes from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub cut Lyon William Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $27.50 price target (up previously from $27.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Lyon William Homes currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $22.50.

Lyon William Homes Company Profile

William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH)

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