Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSEMKT:CMT) Director Andrew O. Smith acquired 600 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 31st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $20.50 per share, with a total value of $12,300.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 13,722 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $281,301. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSEMKT:CMT) traded up 2.09% on Friday, hitting $21.00. The stock had a trading volume of 11,739 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $20.74 and a 200-day moving average price of $19.34. Core Molding Technologies, Inc. has a 1-year low of $13.55 and a 1-year high of $24.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $165.02 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.31 and a beta of 1.26.

Core Molding Technologies (NYSEMKT:CMT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The industrial products company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $47.37 million for the quarter. Core Molding Technologies had a return on equity of 8.65% and a net margin of 4.56%. Equities analysts predict that Core Molding Technologies, Inc. will post $0.75 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a special dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th were paid a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 16th.

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Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of Core Molding Technologies by 11.3% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,014,340 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $21,920,000 after buying an additional 102,952 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Core Molding Technologies by 5.5% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 347,812 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $7,516,000 after buying an additional 18,237 shares during the period. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Core Molding Technologies by 1.5% in the second quarter. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. now owns 221,901 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $4,795,000 after buying an additional 3,301 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Core Molding Technologies by 298.3% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 86,879 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,878,000 after buying an additional 65,069 shares during the period. Finally, Granite Investment Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Core Molding Technologies by 72.5% in the second quarter. Granite Investment Partners LLC now owns 78,774 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,702,000 after buying an additional 33,113 shares during the period.

About Core Molding Technologies

Core Molding Technologies, Inc is a manufacturer of sheet molding compound (SMC) and molder of fiberglass reinforced plastics. The Company along with its subsidiaries operates in the plastics market in a family of products known as reinforced plastics. It operates through manufacturing of SMC and molder of fiberglass reinforced plastics segment.

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