Hayward Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HAYW) SVP Donald Matthew Smith sold 25,000 shares of Hayward stock in a transaction on Monday, October 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.33, for a total transaction of $558,250.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Donald Matthew Smith also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, October 8th, Donald Matthew Smith sold 45,000 shares of Hayward stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.08, for a total transaction of $993,600.00.
HAYW opened at $21.66 on Thursday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $21.66 and a 200-day moving average price of $22.03. The company has a quick ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 2.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77. Hayward Holdings, Inc. has a 1 year low of $15.61 and a 1 year high of $26.82.
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Morgan Stanley raised its position in shares of Hayward by 290.7% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 133,533 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,475,000 after purchasing an additional 99,358 shares during the last quarter. 1832 Asset Management L.P. raised its position in shares of Hayward by 1,545.4% in the 2nd quarter. 1832 Asset Management L.P. now owns 275,930 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,041,000 after purchasing an additional 259,160 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of Hayward by 7.3% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 75,939 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,976,000 after purchasing an additional 5,149 shares during the last quarter. Woodline Partners LP raised its position in Hayward by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Woodline Partners LP now owns 272,746 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,097,000 after buying an additional 7,489 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Invesco Ltd. purchased a new position in Hayward in the 2nd quarter worth about $670,000. 52.99% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Several analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of Hayward from $27.00 to $26.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hayward from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 6th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Hayward currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.25.
Hayward Company Profile
Hayward Holdings, Inc operates as a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of various pool equipment and associated automation systems. The company offers a range of pool equipment, including pumps, filters, heaters, automatic cleaners, sanitizers, controls, and LED lights, as well as industrial thermoplastic valves and process liquid control products for in-ground residential pools, above ground pools, and commercial pools.
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