Seacor Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CKH) has been given an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Brokers have set a 1-year consensus target price of $70.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.70) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Seacor Holdings an industry rank of 181 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

Separately, Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Seacor Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, August 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $70.00 price objective for the company.

Seacor Holdings (NYSE:CKH) traded up 0.61% on Monday, reaching $56.46. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 20,105 shares. The firm’s market cap is $977.89 million. Seacor Holdings has a 12 month low of $41.24 and a 12 month high of $67.60. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $57.12 and a 200 day moving average of $56.01.

In other Seacor Holdings news, SVP Bruce Weins sold 1,304 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.45, for a total value of $77,522.80. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 9,601 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $570,779.45. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. 13.37% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Seacor Holdings by 0.5% in the second quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 10,321 shares of the company’s stock valued at $598,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its position in shares of Seacor Holdings by 0.9% in the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 7,988 shares of the company’s stock valued at $463,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Seacor Holdings by 1.4% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 7,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $411,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Magnetar Financial LLC boosted its position in shares of Seacor Holdings by 1.5% in the first quarter. Magnetar Financial LLC now owns 7,652 shares of the company’s stock valued at $417,000 after buying an additional 113 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PineBridge Investments L.P. boosted its position in shares of Seacor Holdings by 7.6% in the second quarter. PineBridge Investments L.P. now owns 2,020 shares of the company’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 143 shares during the last quarter.

Seacor Holdings Company Profile

SEACOR Holdings Inc is engaged in owning, operating, investing in and marketing equipment, primarily in the offshore oil and gas, shipping and logistics industries. The Company’s segments include Offshore Marine Services, Inland River Services, Shipping Services and Illinois Corn Processing. The Offshore Marine Services segment operates a fleet of support vessels primarily servicing offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production facilities around the world.

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