Quantbot Technologies LP boosted its position in Quad Graphics, Inc (NYSE:QUAD) by 639.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 8,527 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,374 shares during the quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP’s holdings in Quad Graphics were worth $195,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in Quad Graphics by 9.2% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,187,942 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $118,908,000 after purchasing an additional 439,129 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in Quad Graphics by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,759,412 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $40,326,000 after purchasing an additional 44,078 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in Quad Graphics by 19.0% in the 2nd quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 966,798 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $22,159,000 after purchasing an additional 154,576 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in Quad Graphics by 11.1% in the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 953,750 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $24,072,000 after purchasing an additional 95,130 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. lifted its stake in Quad Graphics by 50.8% in the 2nd quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 591,055 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $13,546,000 after purchasing an additional 199,089 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 51.66% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on QUAD shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Quad Graphics from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. TheStreet cut shares of Quad Graphics from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th.

Shares of Quad Graphics, Inc (NYSE QUAD) opened at 23.87 on Friday. Quad Graphics, Inc has a 1-year low of $18.16 and a 1-year high of $29.04. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.24 billion, a PE ratio of 15.35 and a beta of 1.44. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $20.28 and a 200 day moving average of $22.38.

Quad Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The business services provider reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.11. Quad Graphics had a net margin of 1.92% and a return on equity of 22.79%. The business had revenue of $963.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $985.85 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.03 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts predict that Quad Graphics, Inc will post $1.79 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Douglas P. Buth bought 2,600 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 4th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $18.74 per share, with a total value of $48,724.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 12.05% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Quad Graphics

Quad/Graphics, Inc is a marketing services provider. The Company’s segments are United States Print and Related Services, International and Corporate. The United States Print and Related Services segment consists of the Company’s United States printing operations. The United States Print and Related Services segment includes retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products, and global paper procurement.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Quad Graphics (NYSE:QUAD)

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