Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ:USLM) in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm purchased 3,433 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $288,000. Citadel Advisors LLC owned approximately 0.06% of United States Lime & Minerals at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 5,256 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $413,000 after purchasing an additional 19 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 9.2% during the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,283 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 108 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 7.4% during the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 8,858 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $744,000 after purchasing an additional 611 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its stake in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 62.2% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,053 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $161,000 after purchasing an additional 787 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised its stake in shares of United States Lime & Minerals by 130.6% during the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,524 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $120,000 after purchasing an additional 863 shares in the last quarter. 24.32% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (USLM) opened at $78.15 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $455.84, a PE ratio of 22.94 and a beta of 1.05. United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $71.61 and a fifty-two week high of $101.40.

United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The construction company reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $36.93 million for the quarter. United States Lime & Minerals had a return on equity of 10.44% and a net margin of 13.55%.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be issued a dividend of $0.135 per share. This represents a $0.54 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 22nd. United States Lime & Minerals’s dividend payout ratio is 15.47%.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded United States Lime & Minerals from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th.

In other news, insider Timothy W. Byrne sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.26, for a total transaction of $401,300.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 23,348 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,873,910.48. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Edward A. Odishaw sold 800 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $86.59, for a total value of $69,272.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 6,600 shares of company stock worth $540,556. 2.57% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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United States Lime & Minerals Profile

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc is a manufacturer of lime and limestone products. The Company’s segments include Lime and Limestone operations, and Natural gas interests. The Company, through its Lime and Limestone Operations, is a manufacturer of lime and limestone products, supplying primarily the construction, environmental (including municipal sanitation and water treatment facilities, and flue gas treatment processes), industrial, metals (including steel producers), roof shingle, oil and gas services, and agriculture (including poultry and cattle feed producers) industries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM)

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