First Mercantile Trust Co. reduced its stake in shares of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) by 26.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 11,695 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 4,210 shares during the quarter. First Mercantile Trust Co.’s holdings in Luxfer were worth $185,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in LXFR. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in shares of Luxfer by 1.5% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 192,039 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $2,456,000 after purchasing an additional 2,879 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Luxfer by 42.2% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,389,830 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $30,566,000 after acquiring an additional 709,264 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in Luxfer by 11.1% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 15,916 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $204,000 after acquiring an additional 1,589 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Luxfer by 1.3% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 16,786 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $215,000 after acquiring an additional 222 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership boosted its stake in Luxfer by 13.5% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 113,642 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $1,453,000 after acquiring an additional 13,500 shares during the last quarter. 86.11% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on LXFR shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Saturday, November 11th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Luxfer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd.

Luxfer Holdings PLC (LXFR) opened at $13.15 on Thursday. Luxfer Holdings PLC has a 52 week low of $10.85 and a 52 week high of $16.21. The stock has a market cap of $360.30, a P/E ratio of 20.55 and a beta of 0.77. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 2.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61.

The firm also recently disclosed a None dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 19th were paid a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, January 18th. This is a boost from Luxfer’s previous None dividend of $0.12. This represents a yield of 3.33%. Luxfer’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 78.13%.

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Luxfer Profile

Luxfer Holdings PLC is a holding company. The Company is a materials technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and supply of materials, components and gas-containment devices for healthcare, environmental, protection and specialty end-markets. It operates through two divisions: Elektron and Gas Cylinders.

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