Baker Chad R lessened its position in shares of Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) by 19.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 93,625 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 22,550 shares during the quarter. Xylem comprises 2.3% of Baker Chad R’s holdings, making the stock its 15th biggest position. Baker Chad R owned 0.05% of Xylem worth $5,863,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of XYL. Invictus RG purchased a new stake in Xylem during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $104,000. Harfst & Associates Inc. grew its position in Xylem by 26.1% during the 2nd quarter. Harfst & Associates Inc. now owns 2,433 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $134,000 after purchasing an additional 503 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new stake in Xylem during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $168,000. FNY Partners Fund LP grew its position in Xylem by 2,700.0% during the 3rd quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP now owns 2,800 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $175,000 after purchasing an additional 2,700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Federated Investors Inc. PA grew its position in Xylem by 5.8% during the 2nd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 3,286 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $182,000 after purchasing an additional 181 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.57% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and set a $65.00 target price on shares of Xylem in a research report on Monday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Xylem from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Seaport Global Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Xylem in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Oppenheimer boosted their target price on shares of Xylem from $66.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets boosted their target price on shares of Xylem from $74.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Xylem currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $65.17.

Xylem Inc (NYSE XYL) traded down $0.91 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $67.28. 721,200 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,199,916. The stock has a market cap of $12,246.92, a P/E ratio of 29.78, a P/E/G ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 1.76 and a quick ratio of 1.26. Xylem Inc has a fifty-two week low of $46.67 and a fifty-two week high of $69.88.

Xylem (NYSE:XYL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The industrial products company reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.18 billion. Xylem had a net margin of 6.85% and a return on equity of 17.74%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.54 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Xylem Inc will post 2.39 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 2nd were issued a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 1st. Xylem’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 41.86%.

In other news, insider Colin R. Sabol sold 38,070 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.81, for a total value of $2,505,386.70. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 61,979 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,078,837.99. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Steven R. Loranger sold 37,700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.25, for a total transaction of $2,497,625.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 58,831 shares in the company, valued at $3,897,553.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 83,270 shares of company stock worth $5,501,312 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 0.75% of the company’s stock.

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Xylem Company Profile

Xylem Inc is a water technology company. The Company designs, manufactures and services engineered solutions across a range of critical applications. It is an equipment and service provider for water and wastewater applications with a portfolio of products and services addressing the cycle of water, from collection, distribution and use to the return of water to the environment.

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