Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. acquired a new position in Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE:HLX) in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 187,962 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,487,000. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. owned about 0.13% of Helix Energy Solutions Group as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Meeder Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 1,573.9% in the 4th quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 5,507 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $30,000 after acquiring an additional 5,178 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 34.2% in the 4th quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 8,726 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $47,000 after acquiring an additional 2,226 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group by 46.0% in the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 9,846 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $53,000 after acquiring an additional 3,102 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group in the 4th quarter worth approximately $59,000. Finally, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group in the 4th quarter worth approximately $66,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.19% of the company’s stock.

Shares of HLX opened at $8.08 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.21 billion, a PE ratio of 42.53 and a beta of 2.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 2.35 and a quick ratio of 2.35. Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc has a fifty-two week low of $5.05 and a fifty-two week high of $10.89.

Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE:HLX) last issued its earnings results on Monday, February 18th. The oil and gas company reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.08) by ($0.01). Helix Energy Solutions Group had a return on equity of 1.78% and a net margin of 3.87%. The firm had revenue of $158.36 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $155.42 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.34 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc will post 0.26 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on HLX shares. ValuEngine lowered shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, December 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, February 21st. Finally, Cowen restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective (down from $11.00) on shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group in a report on Thursday, February 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Helix Energy Solutions Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.42.

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Helix Energy Solutions Group Profile

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc, an offshore energy services company, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. The company operates through three segments: Well Intervention, Robotics, and Production Facilities.

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