Brandes Investment Partners LP decreased its position in National Western Life Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWLI) by 11.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 11,053 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,381 shares during the period. Brandes Investment Partners LP owned approximately 0.30% of National Western Life Group worth $3,533,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of NWLI. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in National Western Life Group by 107.0% in the second quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 387 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in National Western Life Group by 164.4% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 476 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 296 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in National Western Life Group by 17.5% in the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 563 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $180,000 after buying an additional 84 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in National Western Life Group by 3.1% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 574 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $184,000 after buying an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Airain ltd purchased a new stake in National Western Life Group during the second quarter worth $334,000. Institutional investors own 78.99% of the company’s stock.

Shares of National Western Life Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWLI) opened at 340.75 on Friday. National Western Life Group, Inc. has a 12-month low of $194.50 and a 12-month high of $349.89. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.24 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.65 and a beta of 1.47. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $336.76 and its 200-day moving average is $319.65.

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Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of National Western Life Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th.

National Western Life Group Company Profile

National Western Life Insurance Company (National Western) is a stock life insurance company. The Company operates in two segments: Domestic Insurance Operations and International Insurance Operations. The products marketed under domestic insurance operations are annuities, universal life insurance and traditional life insurance, which include both term and whole life products.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for National Western Life Group (NASDAQ:NWLI)

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