Boston Partners boosted its position in shares of Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) by 1.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,560,782 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 64,738 shares during the period. Boston Partners’ holdings in Crown Holdings were worth $331,756,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of CCK. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Crown Holdings by 3.9% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 11,951,527 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $632,833,000 after buying an additional 453,693 shares in the last quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Crown Holdings by 11.9% in the first quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 9,406,168 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $498,056,000 after buying an additional 997,113 shares in the last quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA raised its stake in shares of Crown Holdings by 3.9% in the first quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 9,079,572 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $480,762,000 after buying an additional 338,416 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Crown Holdings by 5,730.2% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,156,399 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $431,880,000 after buying an additional 8,016,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janus Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Crown Holdings by 14.1% in the first quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 3,988,346 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $211,183,000 after buying an additional 492,530 shares in the last quarter. 92.46% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) opened at 58.14 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $59.41 and a 200-day moving average of $55.99. The company has a market capitalization of $7.87 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.65 and a beta of 1.39. Crown Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $51.57 and a 12-month high of $60.96.

Crown Holdings (NYSE:CCK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The industrial products company reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.10 by $0.02. Crown Holdings had a net margin of 5.81% and a return on equity of 66.28%. The firm had revenue of $2.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.15 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.19 EPS. The company’s revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Crown Holdings, Inc. will post $4.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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CCK has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Vertical Research lowered shares of Crown Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $60.00 to $64.00 in a research note on Friday, July 21st. ValuEngine raised shares of Crown Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Crown Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Crown Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Crown Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $64.56.

In other news, VP David A. Beaver sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.05, for a total value of $56,050.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 2,398 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $134,407.90. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.80% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Crown Holdings

Crown Holdings, Inc is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. The Company’s business is organized within three divisions: Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Within each division, the Company is organized along product lines. The Company’s segments within the Americas Division are Americas Beverage and North America Food.

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