United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ:USLM) CEO Timothy W. Byrne sold 10,845 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.96, for a total value of $834,631.20. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 28,895 shares in the company, valued at $2,223,759.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ USLM) opened at 79.30 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $442.34 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.21 and a beta of 1.12. United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. has a 52 week low of $62.32 and a 52 week high of $83.00. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $80.47 and a 200 day moving average price of $78.60.

United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The construction company reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter. United States Lime & Minerals had a net margin of 13.68% and a return on equity of 10.92%. The company had revenue of $36.52 million for the quarter. Equities analysts forecast that United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. will post $2.45 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be issued a $0.135 dividend. This represents a $0.54 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. United States Lime & Minerals’s payout ratio is 15.17%.

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A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in United States Lime & Minerals by 9.2% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,283 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 108 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. raised its stake in United States Lime & Minerals by 130.6% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,524 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 863 shares during the last quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its stake in United States Lime & Minerals by 284.3% in the second quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,591 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 1,177 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its stake in United States Lime & Minerals by 62.2% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,053 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $161,000 after buying an additional 787 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. acquired a new stake in United States Lime & Minerals during the second quarter valued at approximately $279,000. 24.02% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About United States Lime & Minerals

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc is a manufacturer of lime and limestone products. The Company’s segments include Lime and Limestone operations, and Natural gas interests. The Company, through its Lime and Limestone Operations, is a manufacturer of lime and limestone products, supplying primarily the construction, environmental (including municipal sanitation and water treatment facilities, and flue gas treatment processes), industrial, metals (including steel producers), roof shingle, oil and gas services, and agriculture (including poultry and cattle feed producers) industries.

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