Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. raised its stake in shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) by 2.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,511,468 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 40,737 shares during the quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. owned about 5.72% of Luxfer Holdings PLC worth $18,818,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC during the third quarter worth $120,000. Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC by 6.7% during the second quarter. Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC now owns 11,200 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $143,000 after purchasing an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC by 5.8% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 12,186 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $156,000 after purchasing an additional 669 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC during the first quarter worth $174,000. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC by 1.3% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 16,786 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $215,000 after purchasing an additional 222 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.44% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on LXFR. BidaskClub upgraded Luxfer Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Luxfer Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on the stock in a report on Saturday, November 11th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Luxfer Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st.

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Shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC (LXFR) traded down $0.04 during trading on Thursday, reaching $13.68. The company had a trading volume of 43,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 53,611. Luxfer Holdings PLC has a 52-week low of $10.05 and a 52-week high of $13.84. The firm has a market capitalization of $362.41, a PE ratio of 15.08 and a beta of 0.84. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 2.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Investors of record on Monday, October 16th were issued a $0.125 dividend. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 13th. Luxfer Holdings PLC’s payout ratio is currently 75.00%.

Luxfer Holdings PLC Profile

Luxfer Holdings PLC is a holding company. The Company is a materials technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and supply of materials, components and gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection and specialty end-markets. It operates through two divisions: Elektron and Gas Cylinders.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR)

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