LSV Asset Management decreased its position in William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) by 2.2% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 126,800 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 2,900 shares during the quarter. LSV Asset Management’s holdings in William Lyon Homes were worth $3,687,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans grew its holdings in shares of William Lyon Homes by 6.4% in the 2nd quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 14,130 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $341,000 after purchasing an additional 850 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp grew its holdings in shares of William Lyon Homes by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 300,321 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $7,249,000 after purchasing an additional 924 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of William Lyon Homes by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 121,964 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $2,945,000 after purchasing an additional 1,177 shares during the last quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund grew its holdings in shares of William Lyon Homes by 9.1% in the 4th quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 18,815 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $547,000 after purchasing an additional 1,563 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System grew its holdings in shares of William Lyon Homes by 25.0% in the 4th quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 12,000 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $349,000 after purchasing an additional 2,400 shares during the last quarter. 96.14% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other William Lyon Homes news, major shareholder Gmt Capital Corp sold 41,600 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.13, for a total transaction of $1,336,608.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 3,529,717 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $113,409,807.21. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Gary H. Hunt sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.33, for a total transaction of $73,325.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 29,298 shares in the company, valued at approximately $859,310.34. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 285,700 shares of company stock worth $8,599,572. Insiders own 22.30% of the company’s stock.

Shares of William Lyon Homes (WLH) opened at $24.27 on Wednesday. William Lyon Homes has a fifty-two week low of $17.41 and a fifty-two week high of $32.95. The company has a current ratio of 10.77, a quick ratio of 0.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33. The company has a market cap of $772.30, a PE ratio of 15.86 and a beta of 1.96.

WLH has been the topic of several analyst reports. ValuEngine raised shares of William Lyon Homes from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. UBS Group initiated coverage on shares of William Lyon Homes in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $25.00 target price on the stock. Zelman & Associates raised shares of William Lyon Homes from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of William Lyon Homes from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. Finally, Wedbush reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $31.00 target price (up previously from $27.00) on shares of William Lyon Homes in a report on Friday, December 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.50.

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William Lyon Homes Profile

William Lyon Homes is primarily engaged in the design, construction and sale of single family detached and attached homes in California, Arizona and Nevada. The Company conducts its homebuilding operations through four reportable operating segments: Southern California, Northern California, Arizona and Nevada.

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