Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings in Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE:FIX) by 3.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 587,627 shares of the construction company’s stock after acquiring an additional 20,365 shares during the period. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC’s holdings in Comfort Systems USA were worth $25,767,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. OxFORD Asset Management LLP bought a new stake in shares of Comfort Systems USA during the second quarter worth about $256,000. QS Investors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 44.2% during the second quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 96,797 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $3,591,000 after purchasing an additional 29,658 shares during the last quarter. Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC grew its holdings in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 34.3% during the second quarter. Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel LLC now owns 868,825 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $32,233,000 after purchasing an additional 221,875 shares during the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 42.9% during the third quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 61,436 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $2,193,000 after purchasing an additional 18,439 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Comfort Systems USA by 3.9% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 232,577 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $8,629,000 after purchasing an additional 8,704 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.22% of the company’s stock.

In other Comfort Systems USA news, Director Darcy Anderson sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.75, for a total value of $427,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 42,352 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,810,548. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Julie Shaeff sold 15,905 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.65, for a total value of $678,348.25. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 35,472 shares in the company, valued at $1,512,880.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 70,473 shares of company stock worth $2,986,454. Insiders own 3.48% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (FIX) remained flat at $$42.25 on Monday. 276,838 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 167,740. Comfort Systems USA, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $31.90 and a fifty-two week high of $44.80. The company has a quick ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,568.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 1.28.

Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The construction company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. Comfort Systems USA had a return on equity of 16.49% and a net margin of 3.76%. The firm had revenue of $480.85 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $469.53 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.54 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 12.1% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that Comfort Systems USA, Inc. will post 1.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

FIX has been the topic of several research reports. Gilford Securities cut Comfort Systems USA from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Comfort Systems USA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. DA Davidson upped their target price on Comfort Systems USA to $43.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Guggenheim cut Comfort Systems USA from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $58.67.

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Comfort Systems USA Profile

Comfort Systems USA, Inc is a provider of mechanical contracting services, which principally includes heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, piping and controls, as well as off-site construction, electrical, monitoring and fire protection. As of December 31, 2016, the Company installed, maintained, repaired and replaced products and systems throughout its 35 operating units in 84 cities and 91 locations throughout the United States.

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