Fiduciary Management Inc. WI lifted its holdings in shares of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (NYSE:KW) by 31.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 3,286,505 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 790,742 shares during the period. Fiduciary Management Inc. WI owned about 2.17% of Kennedy-Wilson worth $60,965,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its position in shares of Kennedy-Wilson by 116.3% in the 2nd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 378,727 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $7,213,000 after buying an additional 203,672 shares during the last quarter. Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Kennedy-Wilson in the 2nd quarter valued at about $405,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Kennedy-Wilson by 4.9% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 372,781 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $7,102,000 after purchasing an additional 17,536 shares in the last quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC boosted its position in shares of Kennedy-Wilson by 13.5% during the 2nd quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC now owns 25,285 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $482,000 after purchasing an additional 3,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Shufro Rose & Co. LLC bought a new stake in shares of Kennedy-Wilson during the 2nd quarter valued at about $5,613,000. 66.57% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on KW shares. Deutsche Bank restated a “hold” rating and set a $23.00 target price on shares of Kennedy-Wilson in a research report on Monday, October 30th. BTIG Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on shares of Kennedy-Wilson in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. ValuEngine lowered Kennedy-Wilson from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Kennedy-Wilson from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Kennedy-Wilson currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $28.33.

In related news, Director Stanley R. Zax acquired 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $19.18 per share, with a total value of $959,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 300,300 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,759,754. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 17.07% of the company’s stock.

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (NYSE KW) traded down $0.30 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $19.05. The company had a trading volume of 1,471,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 800,572. Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc has a fifty-two week low of $17.95 and a fifty-two week high of $22.65. The company has a current ratio of 2.74, a quick ratio of 2.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.35. The firm has a market cap of $2,930.44, a P/E ratio of 46.07, a P/E/G ratio of 6.91 and a beta of 1.37.

Kennedy-Wilson (NYSE:KW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported ($0.08) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.15. The firm had revenue of $277.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $177.89 million. Kennedy-Wilson had a return on equity of 2.04% and a net margin of 1.94%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 59.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.03) earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc will post 0.35 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a $0.19 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This is an increase from Kennedy-Wilson’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.99%. Kennedy-Wilson’s dividend payout ratio is 523.12%.

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About Kennedy-Wilson

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc is a real estate investment company. The Company owns, operates, and invests in real estate both on its own and through its investment management platform. The Company focuses on multifamily and commercial properties located in the Western United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Italy and Japan.

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