Earnest Partners LLC trimmed its position in shares of Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) by 3.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,547 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after selling 118 shares during the period. Earnest Partners LLC’s holdings in Kyocera Corporation were worth $207,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in KYO. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Kyocera Corporation by 5.4% during the 2nd quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,637 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 84 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Kyocera Corporation by 65.2% during the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 2,015 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 795 shares during the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Kyocera Corporation by 142.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 3,261 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $190,000 after buying an additional 1,918 shares during the last quarter. HPM Partners LLC increased its holdings in shares of Kyocera Corporation by 159.7% during the 2nd quarter. HPM Partners LLC now owns 12,465 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $207,000 after buying an additional 7,666 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Greenleaf Trust acquired a new stake in shares of Kyocera Corporation during the 2nd quarter worth $212,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 0.54% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Kyocera Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. BidaskClub upgraded Kyocera Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Mizuho upgraded Kyocera Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th.

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Shares of Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) opened at 65.04 on Wednesday. Kyocera Corporation has a 12-month low of $47.08 and a 12-month high of $65.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $23.92 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.33 and a beta of 0.54. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $61.82 and its 200-day moving average price is $58.98.

Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) last released its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The electronics maker reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.25. Kyocera Corporation had a net margin of 8.34% and a return on equity of 4.96%. The company had revenue of $3.11 billion during the quarter. On average, equities analysts expect that Kyocera Corporation will post $2.18 EPS for the current year.

About Kyocera Corporation

Kyocera Corporation is engaged in various fields, from fine ceramic components to electronic devices, equipment, services and networks. The Company operates through seven segments: Fine Ceramic Parts Group, Semiconductor Parts Group, Applied Ceramic Products Group, Electronic Device Group, Telecommunications Equipment Group, Information Equipment Group and Others.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)

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