BlackRock Inc. Increases Stock Position in AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON)

BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON) by 0.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the …

AAON logoBlackRock Inc. boosted its position in AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON) by 0.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,940,898 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 44,527 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 11.40% of AAON worth $298,114,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. HBK Sorce Advisory LLC purchased a new position in shares of AAON in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of AAON during the second quarter worth $232,000. Advisor Group Inc. increased its position in shares of AAON by 4.7% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 4,903 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $246,000 after purchasing an additional 221 shares in the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of AAON during the 2nd quarter valued at $286,000. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in shares of AAON by 178.2% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 5,882 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $295,000 after purchasing an additional 3,768 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.24% of the company’s stock.

In other news, VP Rony D. Gadiwalla sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.38, for a total value of $201,520.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 31,934 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,608,834.92. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Scott M. Asbjornson sold 21,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.90, for a total transaction of $1,047,900.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 869,267 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $43,376,423.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 22.24% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Shares of NASDAQ:AAON traded up $1.17 on Friday, hitting $50.30. 214,586 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 131,219. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.56 billion, a P/E ratio of 62.10 and a beta of 0.93. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $49.06 and its 200 day moving average price is $48.19. AAON, Inc. has a 1-year low of $32.33 and a 1-year high of $53.27.

AAON (NASDAQ:AAON) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 31st. The construction company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by ($0.02). AAON had a return on equity of 19.11% and a net margin of 10.94%. The firm had revenue of $113.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $126.84 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.27 EPS. The business’s revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts forecast that AAON, Inc. will post 0.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 27th will be issued a $0.16 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 26th. AAON’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 39.51%.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on AAON. ValuEngine downgraded AAON from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AAON from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, November 4th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered AAON from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 23rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have issued a hold rating to the company. AAON currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $40.50.

AAON Profile

AAON, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and selling air conditioning and heating equipment in the United States and Canada. It offers rooftop units, chillers, packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, condensing units, geothermal/water-source heat pumps, self-contained units, and coils.

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Wageworks Inc (NYSE:WAGE) Shares Purchased by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Wageworks Inc (NYSE:WAGE) by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities …

Wageworks logoBlackRock Inc. grew its position in Wageworks Inc (NYSE:WAGE) by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,841,860 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 109,653 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned 14.47% of Wageworks worth $296,709,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Kavar Capital Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Wageworks in the 2nd quarter valued at $66,000. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in Wageworks in the second quarter worth about $102,000. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in Wageworks in the second quarter worth about $221,000. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL purchased a new stake in shares of Wageworks during the second quarter valued at about $269,000. Finally, Menta Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Wageworks during the second quarter valued at about $332,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.06% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Wageworks stock remained flat at $$51.34 during trading on Friday. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $51.34 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $51.15. The company has a quick ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. Wageworks Inc has a twelve month low of $25.15 and a twelve month high of $53.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.07 billion, a PE ratio of 62.61 and a beta of 1.40.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Wageworks from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 21st. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $54.50.

Wageworks Profile

WageWorks, Inc is a leader in administering Consumer-Directed Benefits (CDBs). WageWorks is solely dedicated to administering CDBs, including pre-tax spending accounts, such as Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), health and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), as well as Commuter Benefit Services, including transit and parking programs, wellness programs, COBRA, and other employee benefits.

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Green Dot Co. (NYSE:GDOT) Position Boosted by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Green Dot Co. (NYSE:GDOT) by 6.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most …

Green Dot logoBlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Green Dot Co. (NYSE:GDOT) by 6.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,140,997 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 370,866 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned 11.85% of Green Dot worth $300,294,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Green Dot by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,494,866 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $219,799,000 after buying an additional 42,826 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Green Dot by 8.9% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,945,275 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $95,124,000 after purchasing an additional 159,771 shares in the last quarter. Coatue Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Green Dot in the second quarter valued at about $61,188,000. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC increased its stake in shares of Green Dot by 23.6% during the 2nd quarter. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC now owns 1,106,376 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $54,102,000 after purchasing an additional 211,017 shares in the last quarter. Finally, KAMES CAPITAL plc raised its position in shares of Green Dot by 12.7% during the 2nd quarter. KAMES CAPITAL plc now owns 1,081,699 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $52,884,000 after purchasing an additional 121,850 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 82.01% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have commented on GDOT. Guggenheim cut Green Dot from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, November 11th. SunTrust Banks reduced their price objective on Green Dot to $40.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised Green Dot from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 13th. Canaccord Genuity started coverage on shares of Green Dot in a research note on Thursday, September 12th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $29.00 target price for the company. Finally, Craig Hallum decreased their price target on shares of Green Dot from $50.00 to $40.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 8th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $42.42.

Shares of GDOT traded up $0.32 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $25.00. The company had a trading volume of 811,970 shares, compared to its average volume of 776,015. The company has a quick ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. The stock has a market cap of $1.27 billion, a PE ratio of 9.88 and a beta of 1.05. Green Dot Co. has a 1-year low of $22.45 and a 1-year high of $84.00. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $25.43 and its 200-day simple moving average is $35.54.

Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.32. Green Dot had a net margin of 10.25% and a return on equity of 14.94%. The company had revenue of $240.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $232.94 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.59 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Green Dot Co. will post 2.13 earnings per share for the current year.

About Green Dot

Green Dot Corporation operates as a financial technology and bank holding company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Account Services, and Processing and Settlement Services. The company offers deposit account programs, such network-branded reloadable prepaid debit cards under the consumer brand names of GPR cards, consumer and small business checking accounts, network-branded gift cards, secured credit cards, and other financial services.

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BlackRock Inc. Has $302.35 Million Stake in Solaredge Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SEDG)

BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Solaredge Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SEDG) by 2.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its …

Solaredge Technologies logoBlackRock Inc. grew its position in Solaredge Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SEDG) by 2.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,840,757 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 131,352 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 10.09% of Solaredge Technologies worth $302,353,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Invesco Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Solaredge Technologies by 210.8% in the second quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 2,803,823 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $175,126,000 after purchasing an additional 1,901,658 shares during the period. Swedbank acquired a new position in Solaredge Technologies during the 2nd quarter valued at $124,959,000. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Solaredge Technologies by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,687,176 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $105,382,000 after purchasing an additional 45,993 shares during the period. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. grew its position in Solaredge Technologies by 68,329.3% in the 2nd quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 1,026,439 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $64,111,000 after purchasing an additional 1,024,939 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Psagot Investment House Ltd. grew its position in Solaredge Technologies by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. Psagot Investment House Ltd. now owns 914,670 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $57,130,000 after purchasing an additional 11,911 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.49% of the company’s stock.

SEDG has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Solaredge Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. BidaskClub lowered Solaredge Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 31st. Roth Capital reduced their price objective on Solaredge Technologies from $105.00 to $100.00 in a research report on Monday, November 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price objective on Solaredge Technologies from $84.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 13th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC started coverage on Solaredge Technologies in a research note on Monday, December 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $102.00 target price for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $87.31.

Shares of NASDAQ SEDG traded up $1.04 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $83.93. 1,271,239 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,105,410. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $82.97 and its 200-day simple moving average is $73.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 2.09 and a current ratio of 2.49. Solaredge Technologies Inc has a 12 month low of $32.42 and a 12 month high of $96.69. The firm has a market cap of $4.03 billion, a PE ratio of 31.20, a PEG ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.02.

Solaredge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 6th. The semiconductor company reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.22. The firm had revenue of $410.56 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $402.89 million. Solaredge Technologies had a net margin of 8.39% and a return on equity of 15.89%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 73.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.86 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that Solaredge Technologies Inc will post 3 EPS for the current year.

In other news, Director More Avery sold 9,491 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.72, for a total transaction of $775,604.52. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 564,863 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $46,160,604.36. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Zvi Lando sold 28,604 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $83.81, for a total transaction of $2,397,301.24. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 95,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,003,855. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 103,365 shares of company stock worth $8,271,394. 7.90% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Solaredge Technologies Profile

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and sells direct current (DC) optimized inverter systems for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations worldwide. Its SolarEdge system consists of power optimizers, inverters, communication and smart energy management solutions, and a cloud based monitoring platform.

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BlackRock Inc. Acquires 2564271 Shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU)

BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) by 17.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with …

AngloGold Ashanti logoBlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) by 17.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,378,854 shares of the mining company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,564,271 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned about 4.18% of AngloGold Ashanti worth $309,518,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. bought a new stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti in the 2nd quarter valued at $227,000. LGT Capital Partners LTD. raised its position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti by 145.6% during the second quarter. LGT Capital Partners LTD. now owns 1,551,566 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $27,633,000 after purchasing an additional 919,866 shares during the period. Exane Derivatives bought a new position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti during the 2nd quarter valued at about $66,000. Lindbrook Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of AngloGold Ashanti by 50.9% during the 2nd quarter. Lindbrook Capital LLC now owns 2,585 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $46,000 after purchasing an additional 872 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning acquired a new position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $407,000. 35.80% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several analysts have commented on AU shares. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of AngloGold Ashanti from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price objective on shares of AngloGold Ashanti from $26.60 to $26.10 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AngloGold Ashanti from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 14th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered AngloGold Ashanti from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.23.

AU traded down $1.07 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $18.77. 3,891,216 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,147,689. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $20.00 and its two-hundred day moving average is $18.79. AngloGold Ashanti Limited has a 1-year low of $10.84 and a 1-year high of $23.85. The company has a quick ratio of 0.43, a current ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market cap of $8.23 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.42, a PEG ratio of 0.50 and a beta of -0.99.

AngloGold Ashanti Profile

AngloGold Ashanti Limited operates as a gold mining company. It also produces silver, uranium, and sulphuric acid; and dóre bars. The company operates 14 mines and 3 projects in 10 countries in South Africa, Continental Africa, the Americas, and Australasia. AngloGold Ashanti Limited was incorporated in 1944 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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