Swiss National Bank maintained its stake in Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 42,000 shares of the construction company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Swiss National Bank owned 0.13% of Lyon William Homes worth $1,014,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Arizona State Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 12,300 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $297,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 46,135 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,114,000 after purchasing an additional 585 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 4.1% during the 1st quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 20,648 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $426,000 after purchasing an additional 814 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 17.6% during the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 5,896 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $142,000 after purchasing an additional 884 shares during the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Lyon William Homes by 7.1% during the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 14,725 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $304,000 after purchasing an additional 974 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Lyon William Homes (WLH) opened at 23.35 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $23.32 and a 200-day moving average price of $22.80. Lyon William Homes has a 1-year low of $15.60 and a 1-year high of $25.18. The stock has a market capitalization of $745.94 million, a PE ratio of 20.09 and a beta of 1.74.

Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The construction company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $422.69 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $424.86 million. Lyon William Homes had a return on equity of 7.72% and a net margin of 3.01%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 29.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.38 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Lyon William Homes will post $1.96 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub cut Lyon William Homes from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $27.50 price target (up from $27.00) on shares of Lyon William Homes in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Lyon William Homes from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.83.

In other news, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 50,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.37, for a total transaction of $1,175,511.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 3,902,276 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $91,196,190.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Gary H. Hunt sold 8,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.87, for a total value of $194,395.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 31,798 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $727,220.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 3,513,988 shares of company stock valued at $83,590,167. Insiders own 21.33% of the company’s stock.

Lyon William Homes Company Profile

William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH)

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