Citadel Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Pico Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PICO) by 133.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 34,851 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 19,928 shares during the period. Citadel Advisors LLC owned 0.15% of Pico worth $582,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of PICO. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in Pico by 8.7% in the 2nd quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 8,760 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $144,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Strs Ohio acquired a new stake in Pico in the 2nd quarter valued at $147,000. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a new stake in Pico in the 2nd quarter valued at $261,000. Voya Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Pico by 8.1% in the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 17,259 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $302,000 after buying an additional 1,300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Pico by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 19,942 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $349,000 after buying an additional 1,230 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 70.18% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on PICO shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Pico from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Pico from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd.

Shares of Pico Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PICO) opened at $12.65 on Tuesday. Pico Holdings Inc has a 52 week low of $12.30 and a 52 week high of $20.20.

The company also recently disclosed a special dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 6th were paid a dividend of $5.00 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 3rd.

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About Pico

PICO Holdings, Inc (PICO) is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Water Resource and Water Storage Operations; Real Estate Operations, and Corporate. Its subsidiary, Vidler Water Company, Inc (Vidler), owns water resources and water storage operations in the southwestern United States, with assets and operations in Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Pico (NASDAQ:PICO)

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