Emancipation Management LLC cut its holdings in United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ:USLM) by 67.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,943 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 8,329 shares during the period. Emancipation Management LLC owned 0.07% of United States Lime & Minerals worth $309,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in USLM. Cardinal Capital Management raised its position in United States Lime & Minerals by 17.4% in the second quarter. Cardinal Capital Management now owns 13,499 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,059,000 after acquiring an additional 1,999 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its position in United States Lime & Minerals by 22.2% in the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 8,247 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $647,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in United States Lime & Minerals by 36.2% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 4,548 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $357,000 after acquiring an additional 1,210 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position 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 worth $101,000 after acquiring an additional 108 shares during the period. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in United States Lime & Minerals by 0.4% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 5,256 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $413,000 after acquiring an additional 19 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.02% of the company’s stock.

In other news, CEO Timothy W. Byrne sold 10,845 shares of the company’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 sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 28,895 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,223,759.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 2.57% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ:USLM) traded up 0.37% on Tuesday, reaching $80.42. 4,817 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $448.58 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.53 and a beta of 1.14. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $80.36 and a 200 day moving average price of $78.92. United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. has a 12-month low of $62.32 and a 12-month high of $83.00.

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

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be issued a $0.135 dividend. This represents a $0.54 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 23rd. United States Lime & Minerals’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 15.17%.

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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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM)

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