Aperio Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:LTXB) by 19.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 7,360 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,211 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in LegacyTexas Financial Group were worth $287,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Natixis Advisors L.P. lifted its holdings in shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group by 2.8% during the 1st quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 49,842 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,134,000 after acquiring an additional 1,376 shares during the period. Creative Planning lifted its holdings in shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group by 15.6% during the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 10,366 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $404,000 after acquiring an additional 1,400 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group by 3.0% during the 1st quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 49,634 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,125,000 after acquiring an additional 1,458 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group by 2.0% during the 1st quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 75,722 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,242,000 after acquiring an additional 1,520 shares during the period. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group by 1.7% during the 1st quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 90,064 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,849,000 after acquiring an additional 1,540 shares during the period. 85.86% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on LTXB shares. BidaskClub raised shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 11th. Raymond James raised shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 18th. Stephens reaffirmed a “$41.92” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group in a report on Wednesday, July 18th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $49.50 price objective on shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group in a report on Friday, July 20th. Finally, Hovde Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $46.00 price objective on shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group in a report on Friday, July 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $48.93.

Shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group stock opened at $46.80 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $2.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.22, a PEG ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 1.40. The company has a quick ratio of 1.16, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20. LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc has a 12-month low of $34.58 and a 12-month high of $47.18.

LegacyTexas Financial Group (NASDAQ:LTXB) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.62 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $94.78 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $94.05 million. LegacyTexas Financial Group had a return on equity of 11.24% and a net margin of 22.39%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.60 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc will post 2.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 13th. Investors of record on Monday, July 30th were given a dividend of $0.16 per share. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 27th. LegacyTexas Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 29.36%.

LegacyTexas Financial Group Profile

LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc operates as the holding company for LegacyTexas Bank that provides various banking products and services in the United States. Its deposit products include interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing demand accounts, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts.

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