BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:ASR) by 2.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,362 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 326 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA’s holdings in Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. were worth $2,601,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of ASR. FCA Corp TX purchased a new position in Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. during the first quarter valued at $225,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new position in Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. during the first quarter valued at $229,000. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. during the second quarter valued at $252,000. KCG Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. during the first quarter valued at $272,000. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. during the first quarter valued at $287,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 32.90% of the company’s stock.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE ASR) opened at 200.33 on Wednesday. Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. has a 1-year low of $131.72 and a 1-year high of $229.45. The company has a market cap of $60.10 billion, a PE ratio of 250.73 and a beta of 0.55. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $211.61 and a 200-day moving average price of $190.38.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:ASR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The transportation company reported $2.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.93 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $158.17 million for the quarter. Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. had a net margin of 39.61% and a return on equity of 18.02%. On average, analysts expect that Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. will post $8.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several research firms have recently weighed in on ASR. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $224.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, August 18th. UBS AG cut Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, May 12th. BidaskClub cut Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $224.00.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. Company Profile

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste SAB de CV (ASUR) is a Mexico-based holding company. It and its subsidiaries hold concessions to operate, maintain and develop approximately nine airports in the southeast region of Mexico, as well as over 10 airports in Colombia. The Company operates through segments, including Cancun airport and subsidiaries (Cancun), the Villahermosa Airport (Villahermosa), the Merida airport (Merida) and Services.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:ASR)

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