Aperio Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of SEACOR Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CKH) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 6,022 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $278,000.

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its position in SEACOR by 80.2% in the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 3,226 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $110,000 after acquiring an additional 1,436 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its position in SEACOR by 3.3% in the 2nd quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 3,800 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $130,000 after acquiring an additional 120 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in SEACOR by 45.3% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 5,114 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $175,000 after acquiring an additional 1,594 shares during the period. Pacad Investment Ltd. acquired a new position in SEACOR in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $185,000. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC increased its position in SEACOR by 10.6% in the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 7,276 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $250,000 after acquiring an additional 698 shares during the period. 89.15% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other SEACOR news, Vice Chairman Oivind Lorentzen sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.15, for a total value of $1,003,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 41,175 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,064,926.25. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO Charles Fabrikant sold 15,229 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.87, for a total transaction of $774,699.23. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 488,834 shares in the company, valued at $24,866,985.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 116,459 shares of company stock valued at $5,846,567 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 10.47% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of SEACOR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and upped their price target for the company from $40.00 to $53.00 in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of SEACOR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Credit Suisse Group increased their price objective on shares of SEACOR from $36.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of SEACOR from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. SEACOR has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $50.33.

Shares of SEACOR Holdings, Inc. (CKH) opened at $47.89 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.07, a current ratio of 2.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89. SEACOR Holdings, Inc. has a twelve month low of $28.87 and a twelve month high of $51.59.

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SEACOR Company Profile

SEACOR Holdings Inc, is engaged in the business of transportation and logistics, alcohol manufacturing, merchandising, and risk management consultancy. The Company’s segments include, Inland River Services, Shipping Services and Illinois Corn Processing. Inland River Services segment operates river transportation equipment used for moving agricultural and industrial commodities and petroleum and chemical products.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SEACOR (NYSE:CKH)

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