Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE) VP Lisa K. Weeks sold 3,518 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.31, for a total transaction of $99,594.58. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 24,224 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $685,781.44. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of BHE traded down $0.26 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $28.51. The stock had a trading volume of 12,967 shares, compared to its average volume of 221,616. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 1.93 and a current ratio of 2.58. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $26.67 and a 200 day moving average price of $26.03. Benchmark Electronics, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $20.01 and a fifty-two week high of $30.23. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.64 and a beta of 0.89.

Benchmark Electronics (NYSE:BHE) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The technology company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $601.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $569.45 million. Benchmark Electronics had a net margin of 2.35% and a return on equity of 5.43%. The business’s revenue was down 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.30 EPS.

Separately, TheStreet cut shares of Benchmark Electronics from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Monday, May 20th.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. United Services Automobile Association raised its position in Benchmark Electronics by 4.6% during the second quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 19,206 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $482,000 after acquiring an additional 845 shares during the period. Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC raised its position in Benchmark Electronics by 26.4% during the second quarter. Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC now owns 13,400 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $337,000 after acquiring an additional 2,800 shares during the period. Susquehanna International Group LLP acquired a new position in Benchmark Electronics during the second quarter worth $848,000. Nuveen Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Benchmark Electronics during the second quarter worth $9,775,000. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in Benchmark Electronics by 1.5% during the second quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 47,749 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,199,000 after acquiring an additional 702 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 94.42% of the company’s stock.

About Benchmark Electronics

Benchmark Electronics, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides product design, engineering services, technology solutions, and advanced manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company offers engineering services and technology solutions, including new product design, prototype, testing, and related engineering services; and custom testing, and automation equipment design and build services.

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