Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 36,550 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.09, for a total transaction of $843,939.50. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 3,792,817 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $87,576,144.53. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

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

  • On Monday, August 7th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 15,450 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.70, for a total transaction of $350,715.00.
  • 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 Tuesday, July 25th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 50,300 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.37, for a total transaction of $1,175,511.00.
  • 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 stock was sold at an average price of $23.86, for a total transaction of $1,240,720.00.
  • On Friday, July 7th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 1,527 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.38, for a total transaction of $35,701.26.
  • On Thursday, July 6th, Gmt Capital Corp sold 15,179 shares of Lyon William Homes stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.33, for a total transaction of $354,126.07.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) opened at 22.97 on Friday. Lyon William Homes has a 1-year low of $15.21 and a 1-year high of $24.51. The stock has a market capitalization of $733.80 million, a PE ratio of 19.77 and a beta of 1.76. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $23.40 and a 200-day moving average of $21.34.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The construction company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. Lyon William Homes had a net margin of 3.01% and a return on equity of 7.72%. The firm had revenue of $422.69 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $424.86 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.38 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 29.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Lyon William Homes will post $2.06 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in WLH. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 79.9% in the first quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 5,012 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 2,226 shares in the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 79.3% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,663 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $112,000 after buying an additional 2,063 shares in the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Lyon William Homes during the first quarter worth approximately $113,000. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan bought a new stake in shares of Lyon William Homes during the second quarter worth approximately $133,000. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 61.9% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,810 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $164,000 after buying an additional 2,603 shares in the last quarter.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on WLH. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Lyon William Homes from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $27.50 price objective (up from $27.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lyon William Homes from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Lyon William Homes currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price 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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