Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) by 10.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 330,679 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 31,131 shares during the quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned 0.09% of PACCAR worth $21,841,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of PCAR. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in PACCAR by 2,119.4% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 23,936,276 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,608,519,000 after acquiring an additional 22,857,778 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. grew its position in shares of PACCAR by 381.5% during the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,573,188 shares of the company’s stock worth $169,932,000 after acquiring an additional 2,038,761 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its position in shares of PACCAR by 59.4% during the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,660,654 shares of the company’s stock worth $175,710,000 after acquiring an additional 991,171 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC grew its position in shares of PACCAR by 20.7% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,832,949 shares of the company’s stock worth $324,775,000 after acquiring an additional 829,031 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in shares of PACCAR by 3.3% during the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 23,390,459 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,571,839,000 after acquiring an additional 754,689 shares during the last quarter. 62.12% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) opened at 72.34 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $25.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.36 and a beta of 1.15. PACCAR Inc. has a 52 week low of $53.38 and a 52 week high of $73.01. The company has a 50-day moving average of $66.39 and a 200 day moving average of $66.14.

PACCAR (NASDAQ:PCAR) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.07. PACCAR had a return on equity of 18.61% and a net margin of 7.77%. The business had revenue of $4.40 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.29 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.06 earnings per share. PACCAR’s revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that PACCAR Inc. will post $4.00 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 13th. PACCAR’s dividend payout ratio is 26.74%.

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In other news, insider T. Kyle Quinn sold 2,786 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.89, for a total transaction of $189,141.54. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 20,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,412,112. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 2.64% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of PACCAR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of PACCAR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $72.00 target price on shares of PACCAR in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Buckingham Research started coverage on PACCAR in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $65.00 target price for the company. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating on shares of PACCAR in a report on Friday, September 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $72.44.

PACCAR Company Profile

PACCAR Inc (PACCAR) is a technology company. The Company’s segments include Truck, Parts and Financial Services. The Truck segment includes the design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks. The Company’s trucks are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PACCAR (NASDAQ:PCAR)

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