Strs Ohio cut its holdings in Halyard Health, Inc. (NYSE:HYH) by 25.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 17,800 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 6,200 shares during the quarter. Strs Ohio’s holdings in Halyard Health were worth $801,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new stake in Halyard Health during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $727,000. Malaga Cove Capital LLC boosted its position in Halyard Health by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. Malaga Cove Capital LLC now owns 56,760 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $2,243,000 after acquiring an additional 568 shares in the last quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. bought a new stake in Halyard Health during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $369,000. Koch Industries Inc. bought a new stake in Halyard Health during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $297,000. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in Halyard Health by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 797,993 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $31,346,000 after acquiring an additional 27,421 shares in the last quarter. 91.08% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on HYH. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Halyard Health from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 target price on shares of Halyard Health in a report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Halyard Health from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Halyard Health in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Halyard Health from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Halyard Health currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $44.00.

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Halyard Health, Inc. (NYSE:HYH) opened at $47.33 on Monday. Halyard Health, Inc. has a 1-year low of $32.60 and a 1-year high of $50.99. The firm has a market cap of $2,216.77, a P/E ratio of 22.65, a P/E/G ratio of 2.56 and a beta of 1.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 2.13 and a quick ratio of 1.19.

Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.13. Halyard Health had a net margin of 3.52% and a return on equity of 8.65%. The company had revenue of $401.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $394.54 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.48 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Halyard Health, Inc. will post 2.08 earnings per share for the current year.

About Halyard Health

Halyard Health, Inc is a medical technology company. The Company operates through two segments: Medical Devices and Surgical and Infection Prevention (S&IP). The Medical Devices segment provides a portfolio of product offerings focused on pain management, respiratory and digestive health. The S&IP segment provides healthcare supplies and solutions that target the prevention of healthcare-associated infections.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH)

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