Cambria Investment Management L.P. purchased a new stake in State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 10,080 shares of the asset manager’s stock, valued at approximately $904,000.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in State Street Corporation by 1.9% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 24,022,695 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $2,155,556,000 after purchasing an additional 448,658 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in State Street Corporation by 2,256.7% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 20,603,959 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $1,640,284,000 after purchasing an additional 19,729,678 shares during the period. FMR LLC grew its stake in State Street Corporation by 10.8% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 19,988,755 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $1,793,591,000 after purchasing an additional 1,940,536 shares during the period. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD grew its stake in State Street Corporation by 76.9% during the second quarter. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD now owns 7,569,482 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $679,210,000 after purchasing an additional 3,290,082 shares during the period. Finally, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC grew its stake in State Street Corporation by 9.0% during the first quarter. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC now owns 5,262,504 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $418,948,000 after purchasing an additional 432,832 shares during the period. 87.42% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on STT shares. Zacks Investment Research cut State Street Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $93.00 price objective on State Street Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Barclays PLC raised their price objective on State Street Corporation from $95.00 to $104.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. BidaskClub raised State Street Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $100.00 price objective on shares of State Street Corporation in a research note on Friday, September 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $93.80.

Shares of State Street Corporation (NYSE STT) traded up 0.5646% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $99.5087. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 178,101 shares. The company has a market cap of $37.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.3731 and a beta of 1.31. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $94.14 and its 200 day moving average price is $87.70. State Street Corporation has a 52-week low of $68.16 and a 52-week high of $99.99.

State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The asset manager reported $1.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $2.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.86 billion. State Street Corporation had a return on equity of 12.49% and a net margin of 19.97%. The company’s revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.46 EPS. Equities analysts forecast that State Street Corporation will post $6.16 EPS for the current year.

State Street Corporation declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, June 28th that authorizes the company to repurchase $1.40 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the asset manager to repurchase up to 4.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.42 per share. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.70%. This is a boost from State Street Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 29th. State Street Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is presently 31.11%.

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In related news, insider Andrew Erickson sold 353 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.01, for a total value of $32,832.53. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 21,170 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,969,021.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Hannah M. Grove sold 3,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.55, for a total value of $296,160.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 39,896 shares in the company, valued at $3,692,374.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 8,814 shares of company stock worth $820,385 over the last three months. Insiders own 0.71% of the company’s stock.

State Street Corporation Profile

State Street Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company operates through two lines of business: Investment Servicing and Investment Management. The Company, through its subsidiary, State Street Bank and Trust Company (State Street Bank), provides a range of financial products and services to institutional investors across the world.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT)

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