Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in InfraREIT Inc (NYSE:HIFR) by 14.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 40,699 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,182 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC owned about 0.09% of InfraREIT worth $902,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Schroder Investment Management Group bought a new stake in InfraREIT in the 1st quarter valued at $174,000. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB bought a new stake in InfraREIT in the 1st quarter valued at $255,000. Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC bought a new stake in InfraREIT in the 1st quarter valued at $264,000. Matarin Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in InfraREIT in the 1st quarter valued at $269,000. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in InfraREIT in the 2nd quarter valued at $280,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 84.76% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts recently issued reports on HIFR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded InfraREIT from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 15th. ValuEngine downgraded InfraREIT from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 10th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.00.

NYSE:HIFR opened at $20.75 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 0.28 and a quick ratio of 0.28. InfraREIT Inc has a fifty-two week low of $17.60 and a fifty-two week high of $23.22.

InfraREIT (NYSE:HIFR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $47.83 million during the quarter. InfraREIT had a return on equity of 9.13% and a net margin of 18.41%. analysts expect that InfraREIT Inc will post 1.28 EPS for the current year.

About InfraREIT

InfraREIT is engaged in owning and leasing rate-regulated electric transmission assets in the state of Texas and is structured as a real estate investment trust. The Company is externally managed by Hunt Utility Services, LLC, an affiliate of Hunt Consolidated, Inc (a diversified holding company based in Dallas, Texas, and managed by the Ray L.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for InfraREIT (NYSE:HIFR)

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